Responsive Environments

Responsive Environments

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Clearly demonstrates the specific characteristics that make for comprehensible, friendly and controllable places; 'Responsive Environments' - as opposed to the alienating environments often imposed today. By means of sketches and diagrams, it shows how they may be designed in to places or buildings. This is a practical book about architecture and urban design. It is most concerned with the areas of design which most frequently go wrong and impresses the idea that ideals alone are not enough. Ideals must be linked through appropriate design ideas to the fabric of the built environemnt itself. This book is a practical attempt to show how this can be done.Local Authorities themselves are now required to demonstrate a cost/value comparison for their schemes, based on ... 3) - = x + (Ap1, 611, 360 + 2) + (Ap 2, 141, 704 x 2 + 3) - = x + Ap805, 680 + Ap161, 136 - = x + Ap966, 816 Therefore short- term fundinganbsp;...

Title:Responsive Environments
Author:Sue McGlynn, Graham Smith, Alan Alcock, Paul Murrain
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-05-13


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