Unformatted text preview: Wheeler, Greek Theater, Doe Library, are formed with natural stones and blend in the nature; we have some fantastic forest-like gardens with squirrels, birds and bugs in them, and those plants cool the air, then produce freshness; the fountains and sculptures relax our minds; there are buildings located on the hillside, even in the hills; all the buildings are not too tall, so you can easily enjoy the landscape and feel spacious; my favorite is the big lawn in front of the library where people can interact with nature directly. Nature-friendliness can also be found in details in the campus: recycling dustbins, food containers in the trees and diversity of the plants. All these designs are in accordance with nature and improve our understanding and interaction with nature. We do not want city and nature, but city by nature. Failure in building such a city will result in unbalance and even disaster like some infamous cities nowadays....
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2011 for the course ED 1 taught by Professor Sethian during the Spring '10 term at Berkeley.
- Spring '10