Bibliography Wilfried Wang

Wang, Wilfried. “Forum The Built Environment through the Cultural–architectural Lens.” Building Research & Information 36.6 (2008): 674-76. Print. In this article “Forum The Built Environment through the Cultural–architectural Lens” (2008), Wilfried Wang argues that “The built environment is the physical constitution of human history and indicates, in its parts as well as a whole, (Wang).  Wang describes Architectural concepts for design to be antiquated and lost in the collective needs of the metropolis. To make his argument, Wang talks about deconstruction and reconstruction of cultural habit that limits our peripheral view. “why the goal of reducing detrimental emissions within the decade of the window of opportunity is unlikely to be reached: not because our current realization or technology is lacking, but because the roots of our cultural habits are deeply anchored in history, and because these roots have a projective cast of which one first needs to be conscious before one can act on them” (Wang). Wang is talking to Architects, builders, and environmentalist who understand the rut, “For all those involved in these issues, the persistence of the dominant cultural footprint remains the strongest force against change.”...
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