How Do You Feel Architecture? Heartbeats Induce Affinities with Virtual Interiors

Sep 18, 2014

The researchers present a series of studies based on empirical scientific methods suggesting that the environment modulates the subjective experience of the body. They argue that their findings can be implemented into the architectural design process to improve and enhance the user’s experience of space.

Isabella Pasqualini (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL))
Olaf Blanke (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL); University Hospital of Geneva)
Presented at: 
2014 ANFA Conference (Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture

Community Reviews

No votes yet
Research Format: 
Research Use: