The Reintroduction of Complexity

The question of how we choose to engage in landscaping is ultimately the question of how we choose to relate to the natural world. In some cases, as in turn of the century English gardens, the designers chose to replicate natural elements in an idealized arrangement through the imposition of order. In Japanese gardens, natural [...]

Neuroscience of Architecture

The topics contained in the Architecture and Neurscience reader bring many questions to mind about the application of ethical principles to architectural experimentation, the responsibility to preserve a continuous built expression of a culture, the difficult task of shifting the science of architecture onto firmer ground while acknowledging and incorporating the experiential and emotional aspects of the practice. Each [...]