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Creating architectural theory : the role of the behavioral sciences in environmental design

By: Publication details: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. ©1987 New York, Description: ix, 278 p. : ill. ; 28 cmISBN:
  • 9780442259815
  • 0442259816
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Part I : The modern movement, architectural theory, and the behavioral sciences Part II : Positive architectural theory concepts of praxis and concepts of environment Part III : Normative environmental design theory polemics and practice Part IV : Conclusions
Summary: This book unites established design principles with the specific findings of behavioural sciences. Such combined knowledge enables the designer to realize a built environment that is efficient, beautiful and humane. The core of the book deals with positive theory - explicit data on how designers work and how their work affects people's lives. Also considered are the values of different schools of architecture and whether those values meet society's needs
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Part I : The modern movement, architectural theory, and the behavioral sciences
Part II : Positive architectural theory concepts of praxis and concepts of environment
Part III : Normative environmental design theory polemics and practice
Part IV : Conclusions

This book unites established design principles with the specific findings of behavioural sciences. Such combined knowledge enables the designer to realize a built environment that is efficient, beautiful and humane. The core of the book deals with positive theory - explicit data on how designers work and how their work affects people's lives. Also considered are the values of different schools of architecture and whether those values meet society's needs

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