Architects can lead climate change fight as U.S. pulls out of Paris Accord – Curbed

To help save the environment, focus on a better built environment by Patrick Sisson Business leaders, U.S. mayors, even the head of Goldman Sachs agree that President Trump’s decision to pull out of the historic Paris accord to battle climate change is a terrible one, and have...
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Assessing Architecture Through Neuroscience and Psychology | Architect Magazine

Blaine Brownell reviews “Welcome to Your World: How the Built Environment Shapes Our Lives” by architecture critic Sarah Williams Goldhagen By Blaine Brownell We can do better. This is the fundamental message of Welcome to Your World: How the Built Environment Shapes...
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The Promise of ‘Enchanted’ Architecture

The built environment needs to cut down on its screen time and find new ways to make existing products and spaces “smart.” By Blaine Brownell The Internet of Things (IoT) has arrived. From connected automobiles to pet-tracking chips, the movement describes an...
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How Big Data is Transforming Architecture | Architect Magazine

The phenomenon presents huge opportunities for the built environment and the firms that design it. By Daniel Davis Data is one of the biggest byproducts of the 21st century. Almost everything we do produces data, from swiping credit cards to emailing, “liking” photos...
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