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anonymous asked:

Hi Archy, I was wondering of you had any ideas on the scale of the human body in relation to design and architecture. Do you have any favorite designs that have the human scale at the base of their ideas? And how would it be helpful to those still figuring out the scaling experience of a human in a space? Thanks!

All buildings address human scale at the base of their ideas. Whether is for practical purposes (like for example the height and depth of a stair tread) or  to create a relationship to the architecture (creating a monumental entrance to inspire awe).

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