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Empirical Architecture

Quantifiable holistic approach for improving health and performance of the built environment

  • “How much does your house weigh?”

    Eric Knight
    Dec 8, '20 2:33 PM EST

    A classic Buckminster Fuller question highlighting an overlooked aspect of current sustainability metrics quantifying the amount of natural resources used per square foot of built environment.

    It would be great hearing of other empirical metrics and parameters that better define the benefits and enhancements architecture can provide for our quality of life in the constructed ecosystem we are making for our future.



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  • Objective analysis of Good Architecture

    Eric Knight
    Dec 8, '20 1:39 PM EST

    What makes architecture good and who determines what is good and what is bad architecture? Overpriced shiny panels and tacked on bells and whistles with life cycle costs overshadowing generative performance claims win accolades and make sustainability sexy and chic but are these methods truly... View full entry



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