Beyond Environmental Comfort by Boon Lay Ong

By Boon Lay Ong

Beyond Environmental Comfort highlights the various key principles that shape the basis of the sphere of environmental convenience and, while, supplies voice to a couple of the worries and issues at the obstacles of the sphere because it stands this present day.


Bringing jointly more than a few prime thinkers of their respective fields - Michel Cabanac, Derek Clements-Croome, Nick Baker, Harold Marshall, Juhani Pallasmaa, Dean Hawkes, and Constance Classen - this booklet argues for a deeper appreciation of ways environmental convenience can be understood when it comes to our dating with the surroundings instead of as autonomous features. For the 1st time those assorted perspectives are introduced jointly by way of Editor Boon Lay Ong to offer insights right into a global past what's quite often lined in educational study. within the procedure, an test is made to outline the sphere for the future.



This publication indicates that it truly is via realizing simply how environmental layout must transcend mere convenience and care for wellbeing and fitness that we will meaningfully layout our future.

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