How do emotions work? – Basic model of Emotions

In one of our previous posts - How to design atmospheres attuned to the concerns of the user? - we briefly mentioned the basic model of emotions. In this post we'll discuss the model in more detail. People differ in their emotional responses towards a given building. Nevertheless, in spite of these interpersonal differences, the process of emotion, i.e. the … Continue reading How do emotions work? – Basic model of Emotions

How to design atmospheres attuned to the concerns of the user?

Architecture can move us, it elicits different emotions. It can bring back memories, but it can also elicit direct emotions, like letting you feel small or big, or giving a safe feeling or an unsafe one. Architecture is sometimes even able to bring us in a spiritual mood. But the same space can make someone … Continue reading How to design atmospheres attuned to the concerns of the user?