The Scope of “Empathy” in Architecture from the Design Process to the User’s Experience and Back

Sep 23, 2016

The researcher discusses five types of object-based understanding, asks whether any of them illustrates the phenomenon of objectual empathy, and examines the relevance of these examples to architecture.

keywords: affordances, aesthetic experience, architecture, design process, empathy, representational media

Anne Tüscher, Ph.D. (École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris La Villette, France)
Presented at: 
2016 ANFA Conference (Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture

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