The topic of symmetry continues to be a dynamic and fruitful one in many fields—but architecture is not one of them. Indeed, as we have seen, architecture as a profession continues to be dominated by a school of thought that is charitably described as an obsolete relic of an earlier and more elementary industrial age. A more critical view is …
The intersection of architecture and the biology of perception: a list readings & videos
A feature length documentary movie
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 …
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 …
Embracing a biological and evolutionary perspective
Report of the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission
The interplay of architecture and psychology is ignored in the design industry.
When we find them, they grab our attention.
What makes public spaces tick at the most fundamental human level?
- Page 1 of 2