Sustainable Architecture
108 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Katie Miles from Disabled World Updates and News
Scoop.it!

Famous People on the Autism Spectrum

Famous People on the Autism Spectrum | Sustainable Architecture | Scoop.it
A list of well known people who are known to have autism or a related condition on the autism spectrum.

Via Disabled World
Katie Miles's insight:

Interesting!

more...
Disabled World's curator insight, January 29, 2014 3:51 PM

#Autism is a general term used to describe a group of complex developmental brain disorders – autism spectrum disorders – caused by a combination of genes and environmental influences. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by communication difficulties, social and behavioral challenges, as well as repetitive behaviors. http://www.disabled-world.com/health/neurology/autism/famous-autistic.php

Rescooped by Katie Miles from Sustainable Communities for disabled adults
Scoop.it!

Architect Has Found The Key To Designing For Autistic Children - Business Insider

Architect Has Found The Key To Designing For Autistic Children - Business Insider | Sustainable Architecture | Scoop.it
Architect Has Found The Key To Designing For Autistic Children Business Insider “New Struan Centre for Autism in Alloa, Scotland, designed by Aitken Turnbull, consists of a glass atrium that floods the space in brilliant sunlight." Studio Gang...

Via Scottish Autism, Katie Miles
Katie Miles's insight:

see prior remarks

more...
Katie Miles's curator insight, January 27, 2014 9:44 AM

Autism design is already incorported into The Camp Hill Special School's campus in Glenmoore PA. The campus is celebrating it's 50th anniversary this year, so it doesn't resemble this picture. but all of the fundamental insights mentioned in this article are prominent focal points  in the Waldorf schools daily education. The residential community also accepts day students and has a kindergarten with typically developing students.  

More information can be obtained at : www.camphillspecialschool.org

Rescooped by Katie Miles from sustainable architecture
Scoop.it!

Materials Of The Future: 7 Amazing Trends For 2014 And Beyond

Materials Of The Future: 7 Amazing Trends For 2014 And Beyond | Sustainable Architecture | Scoop.it

The history of architecture is deeply engrained in technological developments of the time. Skyscrapers would have never reached such heights without developments in steel, for example, and facades would have never slimmed down without thin-shell concrete.


In a time that is so buzzing with technological development, we cannot help but salivate a little at the material prospects for architecture that are just on the horizon. With 2014 just beginning, we want to take a moment to see what drastic innovations may be leaking into the world of architecture in the near future.


Via Lauren Moss
more...
No comment yet.