Building a better world: Can architecture shape behaviour?
Golembiewski, Jan A. (2014) Building a better world: Can architecture shape behaviour? The Conversation, January(7).
In 1966, a British planner called Maurice Broady came up with a new term for the architectural lexicon: architectural determinism.
This was to describe the practice of groundlessly asserting that design solutions would change behaviour in a predictable and positive way.
It was a new phrase but the belief system behind it – that buildings shape behaviour – had allowed the heroes of architecture to make all kinds of outlandish claims.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Architectural Design (120101)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 The Conversation Media Group|
|Deposited On:||14 Jun 2015 23:44|
|Last Modified:||15 Jun 2015 22:49|
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