Architecture-Design-and-Built-Environment - Course - ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

  • Course Code: ARTD309
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 3 LEC
  • Course Type: Program Core Course (PCC)

Course Description

The aim of this course is to help students to create more effective and appropriate environments that address human needs. The Course investigates the interrelationships among the physical environment, natural environment, individual differences, and human behavior and experience. Student are taught to explore the distinctive features of environmental psychology in relation to other forms of psychology, the origin of environmental psychology and how an understanding of human behavior influences and informs responsible design decision making. Emphasis is on the effect of design decisions on human behavior in interior and exterior spaces.