A critical question to ask yourself as an architect is: How will my building grow and change with and for its occupants? You see, an architecture needs to meet occupant needs and goals as they change, and in this video I will show you key ways that this can be achieved — so your building is one that is most relevant and valuable for its occupants.
00:01 MLL: I’m Maria Lorena Lehman, Founder of Sensing Architecture. And in this micro lecture I’m going to teach you about how your architecture can grow and change with your occupants’ ever changing needs and goals. So your architecture will go from being a vessel to being more of a hub. Where when it is a vessel it is more of an observer, and when it’s a hub, it’s more of an active participant in your occupants’ lives.
00:36 MLL: So how does your architecture grow with its occupants? That is, your occupants have needs, and your architecture adjusts to meet those needs to help them reach their goals. And the question becomes once an occupant has reached their goal while experiencing your architecture, their goal might change. So they have a next goal. And the question becomes, how does your architecture adjust to meet the ever changing and growing needs and goals of its occupants?
01:14 MLL: So you can see here that we have needs, occupant needs that change. And this gives way to architecture which adjusts. And then, this leads to occupant goals that are reached. And then, needs change once [Read more...]