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     Interaction of the Physical and Human Elements of the Environment

THE ISSUE:

Shore intends to build a ...
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          1. Investigate the proposed site. Use your lunch time to view the
                grounds at Shore. Plea...
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Human & Physical Environment Group task

  1. 1. Group task. Interaction of the Physical and Human Elements of the Environment THE ISSUE: Shore intends to build a new Gym/Pool Centre capable of seating 200 people. It will be used for basketball, swimming, and weights and will be available for community hire. The intended site is that currently occupied by gym and pool. A plan has already been submitted but the school council is not happy with it.  Your task You are members of a construction team that specialises in environmentally friendly buildings for schools.  Your task is to develop a plan where the human elements are in harmony with the physical elements of the environment. After a thorough investigation of the proposed site you may have reasons for proposing another site on the school grounds. However, the building must go ahead and a site on the school grounds must be found.  Your plan must be drawn on cardboard and presented to the class for approval, accompanied by reasons for you proposal. A) You can draw an environmentally friendly building as above or get images from the net or magazines. You must present this image to the class. B) You must present to the class in oral form reasons why you want to build at Shore in an environmentally friendly way. On your diagram you should include all relevant physical features like flora, fauna, heat and light, soil, air and water and elements of the human environment such as political, socio-cultural and economic and any others you think appropriate. Refer to pages 11 and 12 of your text for information. These must be labelled on your diagram and explained in your reasons why you want to build at Shore.
  2. 2. Process 1. Investigate the proposed site. Use your lunch time to view the grounds at Shore. Please do not go out of bounds. 2. Identify positive and negative aspects using a PMI scaffold. This must be handed up for marking. ONE per group. 3. Develop some questions that must be addressed. Answer your questions taking into account the human and physical elements of the environment. Refer to page 6 of your text. 4. Draw your plan and prepare your argument 5. Present your proposal to the class .This should take 5 minutes. In your groups decide which job description you will assume. Urban planner designs pleasant and efficient urban places Landscape architect designs external environments contributing to the physical and human environment Climatologist studies the climates of the earth and their influence on the environment
  3. 3. Economic Socio cultural Political Water Air Soil Heat & Light Fauna Flora Group Requirements Interactions of environments Things to consider

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