Importance of Design

An objects design affects how we interact with it.  Duh.  So can these principles be applied to urban design?

As Pilloton says a $5,000 bamboo coffee table isn’t sustainable.  In the same way a lot of quality designed neighborhoods are unsustainable because of their price point.

Take this new development in Santa Monica California.

 

The building sounds great, but  rents are $2,000 – $5,000/month?  We’ve got to do this without it costing an arm and a leg.

Read the full article

http://la.curbed.com/archives/2013/02/pricey_new_samo_apartments_hoping_residents_go_carless.php

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s