aesthetics of symmetry

Symmetry & Aesthetics in Residential Façades

CLICK HERE FOR THE WHOLE ARTICLE Symmetry is an important visual feature for humans and its application in architecture is completely evident. This paper aims to investigate the role of symmetry in the aesthetics judgment of residential building façades and study the pattern of eye movement based on the expertise of subjects in architecture. In order to implement this in …

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Neuroscience: A Playbook for Placemakers

Our first of its kind neuroscience-for-cities playbook came from a close collaboration between the Catapult, Centric Lab and University College London. It brings forward a framework of how neuroscience research can be put into practice in cities. This has been presented as a set of new tools, methodologies and strategies for organisations big and small, to adopt neuroscience insights into …

architecture for architects

Architecture for Architects

Is there a ‘design disconnect’ between the architecture that most architects prefer and the architecture that most non-designers prefer? Francisco Contreras Chávez | CTI, Concepción, ChileDavid Milner2 | Create Streets, London, United Kingdom This article reviews existing literature on the ‘design disconnect’ that appears to exist between architects and the general public. It examines sociological research undertaken in Concepción, Chile into the aesthetic tastes of …

TheHAPI.org

The Human Architecture and Planning Institute, Inc is a non-profit dedicated to understanding the human experience of the built environment and improving its design through education + research. Our mission is to promote evidence-based design, using biometric and other tools to reveal hidden aspects of the human experience that direct our behavior in the built environment. Our mission is to …