Parking as an Experience

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by [S!MPL]. Learn more about [S!MPL] and their work here. Car parks and parking structures have been a source of inspiration for filmmakers, photographers and writers.  Yet to the people who use them, they’re not much more than a functional area one would rather leave as quickly as possible. Associations … Continue reading Parking as an Experience

How much should we listen to and follow clients/end users?

The Role of the Architect Post written by Simon Droog. Follow him on Twitter. I've been following a very interesting topic on pushpullbar.com on Physiology and psychology in Architecture and a member named Sudark posted a very intriguing question. I thought I'd share his ideas with you, followed by some of my personal thoughts on … Continue reading How much should we listen to and follow clients/end users?

The Importance of Digging In

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