Discovering the Connections Between People, Nature, and Self
An email with the subject “Are architecture grads prepared for the real world?” arrived in my inbox this past autumn. Intrigued and also a bit skeptical, I opened it and read about a forthcoming book entitled Design for an Empathic World by Sim Van der Ryn.
“How do we connect to our inner selves,
the core of our being?
How do we grow and feed it so that it nurtures
us and allows us to nurture others and
the natural world through design? …”