Nikos Salingaros

Nikos A. Salingaros is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Texas in San Antonio, as well as a noted architectural theorist and urbanist and a consultant on biophilic design and human-scale urbanism. He is co-winner of the 2018 Clem Labine Award from Traditional Building magazine.

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Budgeting for a fractal city: Campus design, part 5

Most funding should go to small projects in a living city. Instead, funding is often skewed toward large projects.
NIKOS SALINGAROSJUN. 25, 2018
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Car-pedestrian interactions and the parking ribbon: Campus design, part 10

Giant surface parking destroys the geometrical coherence and pedestrian connectivity of a campus. The solution lies in limiting the width of the parking without reducing the number of parking spaces.
NIKOS SALINGAROSAUG. 23, 2018
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Welcoming open spaces: Campus design, part 1

Author's note: I will present innovative techniques for designing a campus, in a series of ten essays. The most human campuses (corporate, or university) combine adaptive geometric typologies acting in partnership. This is the secret to creating...
NIKOS SALINGAROSMAY. 7, 2018