Reading Analysis 6

His & Hers? Designing for a Post-Gender Society In His & Hers? Designing for a Post-Gender Society, Susan Tick argues that due to the ever-changing view on the acceptance of gender rolls, designers should help promote this change in society by being more neutral in their designs. The first thing that comes to mind when reading […]

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Reading Analysis 2

Schindler pt 2 In Sarah Schindler’s article ” Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation Through Physical Design of the Built Environment, Schindler argues that built environments are a catalyst for discrimination and segregation. Schindler spends a lot of time talking about how unique of a medium of Architecture is and how thats detrimental to the people effected by segregation. Architecture […]

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Reading Analysis 1

  In David fleming’s book “ The City of Rhetoric”, Fleming argues that the man made and built environments that make up our city evoke conversation, conflict, public discourse and even capital. The specific way in which these cities are designed alter the way that communities act with one another as well as interact with […]

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RA #6

In part 5 of “Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation through Physical Design of the Built Environment”, Sarah B. Schindler succinctly concludes her work by arguing that the detrimental effects of exclusionary built environments must be ameliorated and that this practice must be stopped.  She does this by chronicling how and where this procedure damages our […]

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RA #5

In part 4 of “Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation through Physical Design of the Built Environment,” Sarah B. Schindler argues that current legal provisions are insufficient to adequately protect individuals from architectural exclusion by demonstrating how harmful this legal practice has been to communities.  She writes that this is true even in a modern society where […]

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RA #4

In chapter 5 of City of Rhetoric, David Fleming argues that the North American suburbia is unable to function in the public sphere, as he describes its very form as unfavorable to public life.  He describes research conducted within the suburbs of Chicago, and notes that it was found to be remarkably safer. The research […]

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RA 3

  In City of Rhetoric by David Flemming, Flemming aims to convey to the readers that all built environments influence the way people interact with each other. These interactions can be through conversation, public discourse or language. In part two of the book, Flemming provides commentary on different types of subcultures and societies within cities. […]

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