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Personal Space: Behavioural Basis of Design (Spectrum Books)
Widely regarded as the classic text on user-centered design of public buildings and spaces, this book studies how people relate to the designed space around them and how the design of that space can affect their behavior. Its contents are based on comprehensive academic research, the conclusions it draws are highly applicable in real-world projects, and the style of presen ...more
Hardcover, 177 pages
Published by Prentice Hall
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Space organization impact on the human psyche is cruelly undervalued and it still amaze me to read work based on this subject that old and still pretty relevant. This book points out big problems in management (still present) in the architectural niches and in the process of creating space where someone's impression could be different based on their culture, background or simply tastes...It's the lack of communication between the user and the architect and how they failed to put flexibility into ...more