ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY FOR DESIGN
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- FEB 08, 2018
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How does a room affect an occupant’s behavior and well-being? How does a building influence its residents’ health? Environmental Psychology for Design, 3rd Edition, explores these questions with an in-depth look at psychosocial responses to the built environment. Awarded the 2006 ASID Joel Polsky Prize, the first edition served as an introduction to the discipline of environmental psychology and inspired readers to embrace its key concepts and incorporate them into their practice. This 3rd edition continues to analyze the interaction between environments and human behavior and well-being, while exploring how individual differences related to age, gender, and cultural background impact that interaction.
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Table of Contents
Chapter One: An Introduction to Environmental Psychology
Chapter Two: Foundational Theories of Environmental Psychology
Chapter Three: The Human Condition
Chapter Four: Psychobiology of Behavior
Chapter Five: Sensation and Perception
Chapter Six: Information Management
Chapter Seven: Persons with Disabilities
Chapter Eight: Infants, Toddlers, and Childhood
Chapter Nine: Play Spaces
Chapter Ten: Learning and Education
Chapter Eleven: The Elderly Population
Chapter Twelve: Health Care Environments
Chapter Thirteen: Cruise Ships, Resorts and Hotels
Chapter Fourteen: Retail
Chapter Fifteen: Office Environments
About The Authors
Dak Kopec is an Architectural Psychologist and Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Dak has authored several books used by interior design educators, including three editions of Environmental Psychology for Design. He is a two-time Polsky Prize winner, is credited with researching, developing, and administering the first low residency graduate program focused on designs for human health at the Boston Architectural College, and has been awarded honorary Fellowship to ASID (HFASID).
Dak served as a Visiting Professor at the University of Hawaii with a joint position in schools architecture and medicine, was listed as a Fulbright Specialist, and subsequently served two terms as a Fulbright Reviewer. In 2017 Dak won IDEC’s Community Service Award for the design of a group home for people with developmental disabilities and early onset Dementia. Today Dak is calling upon his diverse educational background in Health Sciences, Psychology, and Architecture to promote interdisciplinary and person-centered design.
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