What is Social Design?  


"New research using the term "social design" is difficult to find. However, “evidence-based design” has become a popular way to link planning and design research with user attitudes and behaviors. Like social design, the intention of evidence-based design is to improve architectural and human outcome measures (e.g., thermal efficiency, worker productivity, occupant satisfaction, and stress reduction)."1

"Social design is working with people rather than for them; involving people in the planning and management of the spaces around them; educating them to use the environment wisely and creatively to achieve a harmonious balance between the social, physical, and natural environment; to develop an awareness of beauty, a sense of responsibility, to the earth’s environment and to other living creatures; to generate, compile, and make available information about the effects of human activities on the biotic and physical environment, including the effects of the built environment upon human beings. Social designers cannot achieve these objectives working by themselves. The goals can be realized only within the structures of larger organizations, which include the people for whom a given project is planned.2

1. McCunn, L. J.(2012).The Status of Social Design in Environmental Psychology.Psychology Today.

2. Sommer, R.(1983). Creating Buildings with People in Mind. Eaglewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall




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Consulting & Design Packages

Ask the Expert Package: Consulting on personal residential and work spaces :Distant communication and online consultation on Fb or Skype


Basic Problem Solving Package: Consulting on residential, educational and work spaces: Site view, data collection, data analysis, written design solutions

Consulting & Design Package: Consulting on residential, educational and work spaces : Site view, survey and environmental measure, data collection, data analysis, sketched designs or detailed maps

Design & Action Package: Consulting on residential, educational and work spaces, & neighborhood spaces : Site view, survey and environmental measures, data collection, data analysis, sketched designs, reports, maps

Healthy Buildings cnsultaiton: If you are not sure whether your home, your work space or other spaces you spend most of your times in it are healthy enough, you can ask us to come and check it for you. Services: site view, environmental measures and a list of action to decrease environmental pollutions from your space/

Minimalism Consultation & Interior Design Package: Consulting on residential, and work spaces from Modern and Minimalism perspective : Site view, data collection, architectural or interior design

Eco-Tech Consultation & Design Package,inclduing Solar Passive buildings and PassiveHouse buildings: Consulting on residential, educational and work spaces from sustainable and environmentally-friendly perspective : Site view, data collection, environmental measures, Architectural  or urban design

Are you planning to retrofit your building to make it energy-efficient? Do you want to remodel, renovate or repurpose an existing place? This is the best time (cost-effective)to improve your building envelope. Get a consult from us to learn about the possibilities. We can help you to increase durability, livability and sustainability of your building plus decreasing your utility bills.

Urban Consultation & Design: Consulting on sustainable development, resiliency and smartness of communities and neighborhoods: Site view, data collections, solutions, proporsal and  design

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A 12-week course (36hrs) /CAD 9000 per course,

for a class of 6 individuals each CAD1500 includes

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- Studios and corrections

- Certificate

5% discount for educational organizations and institutes 11% discount for students

 

3-hours courses / Each 900 CAD per course For a class of 6 individuals each CAD150 includes:

- Lectures

- Presentation files

- Studios and corrections

5% discount for educational organizations and institutes 11% discount for students

 

1-hours courses / Each 300 CAD per course For a class of 6 individuals each CAD 50 includes Lectures & presentation files

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