Definition of Built Environment:
Adaptations to terrestrial environment which help us change our behavior.
Built for specific activity or purpose.
Why build Green?
The way we build our environment can increase/decrease health of communication and productivity.
Layout Patterns that exist in built environments.
- Fixed feature-space restricts communication.
- Semi fixed feature-space movable within a fixed space (e.g. furniture).
- Informal space-(perceptual) smaller or bigger depending on number of people. We create a bubble for instance. Lasts only as long as the interactants communicate.