Ekistics

Second Level Subjects

Ekistics
Architecture

Description

Ekistics concerns the science of human settlements, including regional, city, community planning and dwelling design. Its major incentive was the emergence of increasingly large and complex conurbations, tending even to a worldwide city. The study involves every kind of human settlement, with particular attention to geography, ecology, human psychology, anthropology, culture, politics, and occasionally aesthetics.

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Organizations relating to Ekistics

ICOMOS International Committee for Vernacular Architecture / Mexico City, Mexico / Est. 1976
Modern Asian Architecture Network / Est. 2001
International Centre for the Study of the Architecture Andrea Palladio / Vicenza, Italy / Est. 1958
EcoAgriculture Partners / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2002
International Centre for Earth Construction / Villefontaine, France / Est. 1979
International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism / London, UK / Est. 2001
International Association of Unions of Architects / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1992
Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society / Glasgow, UK / Est. 1973
Arab Architects Organization / Beirut, Lebanon / Est. 1994
African School of Architecture and Town Planning / Lomé, Togo / Est. 1975
IFLA Europe / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1989
International Federation of Landscape Architects / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1948
International Federation of Interior Architects / Designers / New York NY, USA / Est. 1963
European Association for Flowers and Landscaping / Budapest, Hungary / Est. 1996
Benelux Convention on Nature Conservation and Landscape Protection / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1982
International Centre for Conservation of Architectural Heritage / Ferrara, Italy
Natura 2000 Network / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1992
Center for the Study of Tropical Construction and Architecture / Havana, Cuba / Est. 1989
European Architectural Endoscopy Association / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1992
Regional Secretary of the Andean Region Architects / Quito, Ecuador / Est. 1980
Nordic Association for Architectural Research / Est. 1987
European Association for Architectural Education / Diepenbeek, Belgium / Est. 1975
International Association for the Semiotics of Space / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1989
European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools / Vienna, Austria
Multi-Sector Architectural Assistance in Developing Africa / Minneapolis MN, USA / Est. 1980

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