Environmental Psychology and Architecture Editor's note: This is a guest post by Fiona de Vos, Ph.D. Learn more about Fiona and her work here. Architects, designers, and organizations such as airports, hospitals, offices, schools, train stations, and daycare centers often claim to create environments that promote well-being of their users. However, they rarely investigate deeply … Continue reading The Importance of Digging In
Prof.dr. Nico Frijda: contemporary architecture is atrocious!
In several of our theory posts we cited Nico Frijda, which is not so strange because he is one of the most cited scientists in psychology. Nico Frijda is professor emeritus at the University of Amsterdam and is regarded as a founding father of contemporary emotion research. Frijda developed a theory of emotions with the … Continue reading Prof.dr. Nico Frijda: contemporary architecture is atrocious!
3 Interesting Points of View on the Experience of Architecture
While browsing around, I found some very interesting articles. I thought I'd share 3 of them with you today. 1. What Every Architect Should Ask Him/Herself Maria talks about the benefits of Environmental Psychology for architects. It can teach architects ways to create environments more suited to the needs, wishes and desires of its occupants. … Continue reading 3 Interesting Points of View on the Experience of Architecture