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Unformatted text preview: thursday 21 february 2008 envd 1004 section 018 introduction to environmental design john barbour senior instructor m arch murp ud e: [email protected] assignment 03: the village Th e simple settler lives in the shelter he or she has built. A verdant forest blankets the mountain and its drainages. New pioneers move into the region. Aft er a time, the shelter no longer stands alone, but adjacent to a modest gathering of buildings around a simply courtyard: a village has begun. Th e villagers preserve the hut as a way to honor its creator and to remind them of their own responsibilities to the land. Twenty-fi ve people—several families—live in the village. A two-foot- wide stream trickles through the east half of the village site. A north- south road runs adjacent to the site’s eastern edge, while the southern edge, west of the stream, marks the beginning of expansive forests. Th e villagers need a shop from which to trade with passing travelers. Th ey need housing within which to live their private lives; they need kitchens for cooking, rooms for gathering, a place to meet, places to...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course ENVD 1004 taught by Professor Barbour,jo during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.
- Spring '08