Digital Accessibility and Inclusivity: Supporting Values of the New Community Church

The official website of the New Community Church, similar to the design of the exterior and interior of the building itself, radiates the same welcoming, inclusive features. These features include the accessibility of the site and its content, the type of imagery used, and the general layout. The New Community Church continued to use their […]

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Something to Hide? A Look at Cambridge Row Condominiums

According to Google Maps, 197 feet separate Potomac Gardens Apartments from Cambridge Row Condominiums. Roughly 200 feet away from an apartment building defined by its violent past is the newly renovated Cambridge Row with studio spaces starting at $200,000 (“Cambridge Row”). In 1989, the neighborhood surrounding Potomac Gardens was deemed “the most dangerous in America” […]

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College Campuses as Holistic Learning Spaces

In their article “Recognizing College Landscapes as Learning Spaces,” Kathleen G. Scholl and Gowri Betrabet Gulwadi argue that today’s universities should provide students a holistic learning environment with both indoor and outdoor spaces so they can experience both community interaction and personal reflection. Using the evolution of college campuses, the benefits of human-nature interactions, and […]

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Emily Gross Professor Hoskins Writing 100 October 24, 2016 Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation through Physical Design of the Built Environment In Part III of this article, Schindler tell us the way in which law had historically been used to exclude certain people in an obvious way and then how today there are laws that […]

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Emily Gross Professor Hoskins Writing 100 October 24, 2016 Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation through Physical Design of the Built Environment In part one of this article, Schindler argues that racial barriers exist in urban settings. She describes to us how architecture can be used to exclude certain people. In this analysis, I am going […]

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