built environment

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Built environment

That portion of the physical surroundings created by humans such as roads, bridges, and building structures, as opposed to the natural environment.

built environment

see SOCIOLOGY OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT.

built environment

The aggregate of the physical surroundings and conditions constructed by human beings, in contrast to those surroundings and conditions resulting from the natural environment.
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Indeed, for a given area in habitat, natural landscapes consistently produced higher values of patch cohesion than their computer-generated analogues, and this generalization is likely to hold for any artificial landscape fabricated using simple rules or probabilities.
This may well leave ornamental horticulture seriously challenged by the convenient and adaptable artificial landscape.
In these nightmares, which seem tofill the void formerly occupied by God or some other transcendental vision, Ana's fears and desires are reincarnated in two sister/victims: a glamorous film star of the 1930s, referred to as the Mistress and the "most beautiful woman in the world," and W218, a woman living in the artificial landscape of futuristic science fiction.
artificial landscape grass was an integral part of a larger
The University of California, Berkeley team chose a creek site on campus that was the universitys first botanical garden, with many artificial landscape features that cause drainage problems.
The competition project is preserved in a small cardboard model set into a cardboard landscape with a cardboard version of the old city to one side, and it is true that at this scale and in a unified material, the image of a folded artificial landscape sliced by crossing streets is fairly seductive.
Inside this indecipherable artificial landscape, clusters of Celtic knot-like forms float in the upper half of the canvas; below the work's center is an acute ellipse, a reoccurring motif throughout the show.
But the general public - well, a lot of them are coming to realize that just like palm trees and everything else, it's just part of the artificial landscape of this area.
Brenda Chamberlain's Fisherman's Return (1939) turns a typical coastal scene into a Picasso-esque study, with hints of the Pop Art Geraint Evans' employs half a century later, in Great Western where a lonely model railway enthusiast almost blends into the artificial landscape he has created.
The effort would restore segments of the park--known locally as Long Park--to look more like El Camino Real and less like an artificial landscape.
It may well be deployed by inviting the route and around the college buildings and / or resonate with the partially artificial landscape proposal (synthetic turf including).
His proposal envisages a city of islands that combines a self-consciously artificial landscape with a logic born of land reclamation and the depth of the lagoon.