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Environment, Behavior, and Sustainable Architecture and Planning

February 27 2005 – 11:13am

It amazes me that people face with such incredulity, findings such as that temperature has an effect on aggression and violent crime, and daylighting enhances learning. Pardon the childish sarcasm, but gee, imagine that…our behavior is affected by our environment.

Maybe this tendency to forget that we are beings of the earth explains why so many are slow to accept more complex concepts such as that obesity and urban planning are linked, and sustainable architecture provides many benefits (couldn’t find a good link for that, so that’s both evidence and cause of that problem).

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