Tag Archives: Human behavior

What is the value of monumentalism?

This article examines the urbanism of monumentalism in Washington, D.C. and attempts to understand why such an effort is made to maintain the mall as it is. Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Architecture, Built Environment, New Media, urbanism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Architecture for People

This article, Design Through Anthropology, published on worldarchitecturenews.com is about a long time trend in Denmark to consider the end user when designing, whether designing a cabinet, chair, home or office building. The article points out that for centuries the … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Architecture | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Ayn Rand’s Anthropological Insights

In the introduction to her seminal work The Fountainhead, Rand comments that in her opinion the greatest failing of man is the loss of the spirit of youth, of giving up. She writes: ‚ÄúThen all of these [men] vanish into … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Architecture, Literature | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off