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Psychological Impact on Design: Empirical Case Studies in City Regeneration of Post-Industrial Sites

Zhan, X, Guo, FB, Fairclough, SH and Lee, D Psychological Impact on Design: Empirical Case Studies in City Regeneration of Post-Industrial Sites. In: AHFE Conference Series . (AHFE 2021:3rd international conference on Industrial Cognitive Ergonomics and Engineering Psychology (ICEEP), 25 July 2021 - 29 July 2021, New York, USA). (Accepted)

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Industry restructuring are pressures faced by cities in both the East and West. Some successful Chinese examples do not consider the distinctive characteristics of local and demand for experience from people. Nowadays, people expect more than just function in their chosen environment but benefit from interaction, connection and engaging the senses. Good Human-Centred Emotional Design (HCED) generates not only happiness and but also a sense of security and safety. Empirical case study was used as a means of human-centred research, to explore the contribution of psychological factors in post-industrial sites regeneration. Applying Norman’s concept of three levels of design as a tool, this paper will examine whether the designs offered at current renovation projects satisfy visitors’ expectation, in terms of visceral appearance, experience of interaction with environment and finally the psychological satisfaction of people. Thereby, to clarify how can architectural

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Engineering
Psychology (new Sep 2019)
Publisher: Springer
Date Deposited: 04 May 2021 09:35
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2022 15:18
URI: https://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/14909

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