Architecture’s brief love affair with psychology is overdue a revival

Carlos Roberto Galan-Diaz

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There was a time when architects and construction companies were keen to engage psychologists. This was the 1970s, an era defined by the landmark book Psychology for Architects. It spawned the whole field of environmental psychology, dedicated to understanding how people interact with the buildings and spaces around them.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation UK
Publication statusPublished - 3 Sep 2015


  • Psychology
  • Architecture
  • Urban planning
  • Environment


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