Comfort

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Comfort

An important design objective in sustainable building. Designing for comfort aims to create a space that people enjoy; such qualitative, performance-based objectives are a hallmark of sustainable building.
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"Cold" hermeneutics offers "the trembling and the tremor, the lack of grounds," comfortlessness, the "cold truth" that there is no truth and that there is only "the flux." In a post-Nietzschean, antifoundational world, this clearly has been preferable to the "warm" hermeneutics of Gadamer which argues for meaning, for "deep truths" underlying shifting traditions, for the comfort of truth despite the shifts of history.(46) But what makes this dualistic cut in reality the only possible explanation of the choices available in the contemporary context?