Tag: architecture of the fittest
The natural world has many examples of adaptation to climate. The northern white-tailed deer has a lower surface area to volume ratio than does its more diminutive southern cousin and radiates less body heat per unit of mass, allowing it to stay warmer in the colder climate.
In Aristotelian terms, techné, craftmanship, craft or art, was considered the imperfect practice of nature. Nature was regarded as teacher and keeper.
The developer-builder operates under a series of environmental pressures the most important of which is to sell homes while making a profit. The Developer-Builders consider first costs, first because profit equals marketability less first costs.