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The incorporation of nature into architecture as a healing aid : a hydrotherapy health centre.
The intension of this dissertation was to investigate why architectural environments were not healing, but harming people, and what factors could be looked at in order to provide healing environments for mankind. The ...
Biophilic architecture and its influence on human behaviour and well-being : a proposed urban multi-use office park development.
Dealing with the issue of buildings showing characteristics of sick building syndrome, could result in occupants suffering negative side effects. Healthy living is a primary need for society. Everyday pollution in society ...
Sustainable development : the adoption of principles of sustainable development by the architecture and construction industry of South Africa.
Sustainable development has been variously defined as: "the simultaneous pursuit of economic prosperity, environmental quality, and social equity" (Gissen 2002:185), and as society's ability to meet its current needs and ...