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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: thesis
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1335458
Description: Research Doctorate - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1332038
Description: Past research in spatial psychology has demonstrated that some environmental properties can positively influence human emotions. While architectural designers have adopted these findings to argue for ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1340606
Description: Past research into environmental psychology has identified openness, enclosure, light, mystery and complexity as the key criteria shaping perceptions of psychological comfort. It has bee... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1323584
Description: Background: Researchers in the field of spatial psychology and environmental preference theory have tested a range of claims about the capacity of certain spatial configurations to evoke a positive se... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1317329
Description: Contemporary design manuals for architects often refer to the psychological benefits of particular spatial and formal configurations, however, the research which they cite as evidence is largely quali... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1296903
Description: Past research in spatial psychology has demonstrated that some spatial and environmental properties can positively influence human emotions and senses. For example, spaces with access to day-light and... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1340609
Description: During the past few decades, several theories have emerged which suggest that certain spatial and formal features may not only influence psychological wellbeing but also our aesthetic preference for e... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1297020
Description: Prospect-refuge theory proposes that environments which offer both outlook and enclosure provoke not only feelings of safety but also of spatially derived pleasure. This theory, which was adopted in e... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1304087
Description: The theory of “prospect and refuge” seeks to describe why certain environments feel secure and thereby meet basic human psychological needs. Environments that meet such needs will often provide people... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1053377
Description: In previous scholarship about the appraisal or evaluation of creative works there was a tendency to focus either on particular types of assessment - like the crit, the esquisse or the portfolio review... More
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1340605
Description: In 1975, Jay Appleton theorised that certain spatio-environmental conditions engender feelings of safety and security by providing opportunities for outlook and seclusion. This proposition, which has ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/930080
Description: A common view in design scholarship is that the form or shape of a building is a reflection of the exigencies of its site, function and materiality. Thus, the façade of a house is shaped by its orient... More
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Date: 2009
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:7908
Description: In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s a range of approaches to using fractal geometry for the design and analysis of the built environment were developed. Mandelbrot’s “box counting” approach was later ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/916142
Description: Architectural historians are divided over the question of whether or not Le Corbusier’s early, Arts and Crafts (or Art Nouveau) style chalet designs are formally related to his later, more famous, des... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/917771
Description: A common assumption in 20th century design analysis and critique is that the visual qualities of a domestic structure are, in some way, a reflection of the siting of the house, its orientation and pro... More
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