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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Save the City-Save the World

  In Afterword, David Fleming’s conclusion to his book “City of Rhetoric,” Fleming highlights America’s declining interest in affordable housing and urban renewal, and in despite of the this and the failures of the programs designed to reinvigorate Chicago and Cabrini Green, makes one last call for, “resisting sociospatial decentralization, fragmentation, and polarization in our world(211).” In other words, […]

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Rhetorical Analysis 6: Recognizing Campus Landscapes as Learning Spaces

In “Recognizing Campus Landscapes as Learning Spaces,” Kathleen G Scholl and  Gowri Betrabet Gulwadi discuss college campuses and how they are influential on how the school’s students learn. It is what surrounds the students that make for a positive or negative learning environment. In stark reality, this is what the exigence of Scholl and Gulwadi’s […]

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New Landscaping

In Scholl and Giwaldi’s article, “Recognizing Campus Landscapes as Learning Places,” they argue that the physical makeup, of the modern day college campus, has an effect on student’s cognitive learning and performance levels at the given institution. The article breaks down two concepts that are practical rubrics to use when examining the effectiveness of a […]

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