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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Space is experienced positively only when it is coherent: Campus design, part 8

Open space will be used when we feel that it encloses us with a semi-permeable, welcoming perimeter. The design of successful urban space therefore relies predominantly on human psychological responses.
NIKOS SALINGAROSAUG. 6, 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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The university campus as a microcosm of tradition: Campus design, part 6

Institutions face a fierce opposition between living campus environments that look old-fashioned, and contemporary architectural expressions, which do not contribute to emotional and physical wellbeing.
NIKOS SALINGAROSJUL. 18, 2018