Architectural Exclusion and the Effects of the Built Environment

In part one of her article “Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation through Physical Design of the Built Environment,” Sarah Schindler argues that the built environment dictates behavior by regulating the daily lives of individuals in a given community. Schindler provides everyday examples of architectural exclusion and describes the harmful effects of these design decisions. Common […]

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Commonplace Book Entry 2: The Conversation

Bolded sentences = “I say” “Legal scholars addressing constraints on behavior traditionally focus on regulation through law, which is often termed simply “regulation.” However, as Lawrence Lessing has asserted, tools besides law may constrain or regulate behavior, and those tools function as additional forms of regulation. These include norms, markets, and architecture. While many legal […]

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