Architecture + the 21st-Century Paradigm Shift:
Designing for the Subliminal Brain
What do you feel when you look at a majestic cathedral? An imposing skyscraper? An ultra-modern museum? Scientists use your emotions to design the world we live in, whether you realize it or not. Join us for a fascinating look at how the built environment impacts all of us and even reframes the history of modern architecture. We’ll explore new scientific findings in human perception, the role of empathy in architecture, and more.
Ann Sussman, RA, is an architect, author, and researcher who is passionate about understanding how buildings influence people emotionally. Her book, Cognitive Architecture, Designing for How We Respond to the Built Environment, won the 2016 Place Research Award from the Environmental Design Research Association. Visit her website, non-profit, connect with her blog or find her on Twitter @ann_sussman.
This was recorded on April 13, 2021.