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Lecture 1, part 2: foundations of sustainable design: railway stations between place and node
Dr. Kohler presents a discussion of the concepts of space, place, and nodes, and how these concepts play into our notions of urban environment and transportation design.
Lecture 1, part 3: railway stations: the power of place
Dr. Kohler presents images of railway stations around the world to provide context for considering railway station design.
Lecture 1: introduction
In his Introduction, Dr. Kohler presents a brief overview of his research and ideas, gives an outline of the seminar and its objectives, and discusses the fundamental concepts that inform the seminar's approach to sustainable ...
Lecture 3: Foundations of sustainable design: The time of railway stations
In this lecture, Dr. Kohler briefly discusses different philosophical concepts of time, with a particular emphasis on theories of time as a social framework. He then applies these considerations of time as an abstract ...
Lecture 5: Flows - railway stations
Flows-- the transference of people, resources, information, and/or energy within a system-- has always been a crucial factor in the design of individual architectural projects, and to an even greater extent in the design ...
Lecture 4: Foundations of sustainable design: Cultural aspects of sustainable development
Dr. Kohler discusses culture as a form of "intangible capital", and the difficulties in trying to preserve cultural resources in the face of many factors of social change, including globalization and a growing population ...
Lecture 2: Life cycle assessment, certification and life cycle management
In this lecture, Dr. Kohler examines how architects and policy makers evaluate the overall impact of architectural projects on the environment. Dr. Kohler emphasizes the complications that arise when we attempt to convert ...
Lecture 1, part 1: the railway station: a tower of babel
Dr. Kohler looks at the railway station's importance in 19th century Europe in terms of its impact on social interaction, people's concepts of time, and economic and technological change. Over the years, the railway station's ...