A new link was added to Environmenta – to the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture in San Diego, USA.   The academy was founded in 2003 by the San Diego Chapter of the AIA.   The mission of the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture is to promote and advance knowledge that links neuroscience research […]


This webinar, presented by Mardelle M.Shepley (Director of the Center for Health Systems & Design, Texas A&M University), serves as a primer for designers seeking to understand the meaning and implications of evidence-based design as well as provide advanced techniques for the understanding and use of design research.  


Documentary series lifting the lid on the decisions behind planning approvals and refusals, telling the story through the eyes, ears and drawings of the planners themselves. These are the people who interpret the rules, evaluate the proposals and make the recommendations, making homeowners’ dreams come true or bringing them crashing down. Episode 1 In this […]


A great film by William H.Whyte analyzes the most important characteristics that help urban places to become real Social Spaces.  


A great talk from Douglass Farr, the author of Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design With Nature.  


One more video about Biophilia with a talk of Professor of Sustainable Communities Tim Beatley. This is more practically oriented than the previous one and focused on the connection between cities and nature. Also in the lecture Tim Beatley presented his book – Biophilic Cities: Integrating Nature into Urban Design and Planning. The transcript of the speech […]


Yesterday I watch an interesting seminar on Youtube. There were two speakers – Nicole Isle with presentation about Biomimicry and Amanda Sturgeon – about Biophilic Design. After their speeches they answered many questions from the host and the audience. My notes after the video: 1. To read the book Last Child in the Woods: Saving […]


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