Buildings are for People: Human Ecological Design

Buildings are for People: Human Ecological Design

Caplan B

£22.95

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  • 9780993370618
  • Paperback
  • English
  • 320
  • Libri Publishing
  • Apr 2016
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In Buildings
are for People: Human Ecological Design, Bill Caplan issues a clarion call
for the design/build professions to expand their concept of sustainable design
to be more inclusive of the social, as well as the physical, environment. Doing
so, Caplan delivers what might be regarded by some as being nothing less than a
manifesto for architects to take heed about doing a better job of interlinking
people with ecosystems, at what he calls the "human ecological interface".
Buildings, we are reminded, are much more than physical edifices that are constructed; rather, they can transform
and in some cases actually create the
ambient surroundings that they occupy.



Buildings are for People is,
as its title states, above all else about our relationships to the built
environments we create and inhabit. It is a guidebook for achieving positive
change in the way we reconfigure our world and our place therein. As such, it
should find prominent position on the shelf beside other likeminded and worthy
tomes, which challenge and encourage us all to do better.