Media Studies Art Essay

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“What is Architecture? Architecture is a civilization’s way of giving form to itself. It is not only expressive of culture but actively participates in shaping it. Architecture is society’s most public and visible art; through it we profess our most cherished values, patterns and skills. As a discipline architecture has its roots both in art and science. It demands the love of precision, geometry, and order as well as a passion for mystery, wonder, and the unknown. Good architects are deeply concerned about society and culture. They are critical thinkers, with a reflective sense of history and a visionary, though grounded, attitude toward the future. They not only mirror the attitudes of society, but contribute to its
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If hazards affect the entire world at such a large scale, then why are students not taught its consequences? Why do students not get taught how to help alleviate this ever pressing issue in our world? This paper will focus on the affects hazards have on the built environment, culture, resilience, communities, politics, society, environment, and the opportunities it may present for future growth, and why these issues are so relevant to educate young architects about.

Impacts and Influences of Education

Views on architecture are influenced greatly by the education system and its cultural context. By looking at how education influences students we can then emphasize how important teaching students about hazards can benefit society as a whole.
Generally looking at educational systems, well-being has important consequences for any end that a school seeks to achieve. The role for schools in society is not only to prepare students for jobs in the future, but the role of well-being in schools as well (Cloninger, 2008). Prolonged absence of well-being is a major factor in the lack of productivity and satisfaction of employees (Cloninger, 2008).
Student’s well-beings are usually an afterthought or a luxury to be addressed once more important issues have been addressed, such as reading and math skills (Cloninger, 2008). No person can

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