Building in the Natural Landscape (and Other Things I Think I Know)
Designing with respect for nature and using the setting as a partner in the process.
This presentation focuses on designing with respect for nature and seeing the setting as a partner in the process rather than as a mere placemat. It also touches upon a number of closely related thoughts and insights.
Presented as a part of the CRAN Symposium 2016.
- Stimulate dialogue between members
- Consider ideas for “reading” the landscape to enhance building design
- Consider the example of this architect’s career long search for memorable architecture
- Consider thoughts critical of standard sustainability theory