ARC 1720 Survey of Architecture History Special Instructor: Phyllis J. Henderson University of Florida | School of Architecture Activity 5: ECOTOURISM AS AN ARCHITECTURAL ENDEAVOR Submit your assignment as an attachment on the Activity 5 Assignment ec·o·tour·ism ( ek-oh-toor-iz-uhm) n. responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people. The Grand Tour of 2010 Young English elites, typically 20-25 years of age, in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries often spent two to four years traveling around Europe in an effort to broaden their horizons and learn about language, architecture, geography, and culture in an experience known as the Grand Tour. The Grand Tour began in the sixteenth century and gained popularity during the seventeenth century. 1 In 2010, with rising concern for the environment, for some, the Grand Tour has evolved into an exploration of architecture, nature and oneself. Today, the mind, body and spirit work simultaneously
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