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What’s New For Environmental Design in 2019?

What’s New For Environmental Design in 2019?

Gehl’s keynote reminds us that at the heart of the seemingly conflicting forces between designing for objects or for people is the historical lack of knowledge about how people experience space, how they are affected by space, and how they interact with space. Human-centered design has long been a value for EDRA, and this year saw an increase in tools and methods being developed to study such human experiences, often in new digital ways and across various types of spaces and building sectors.