Architectural Lessons from Environmental Psychology: The Case of Biophilic Architecture

@article{Joye2007ArchitecturalLF,
  title={Architectural Lessons from Environmental Psychology: The Case of Biophilic Architecture},
  author={Yannick Joye},
  journal={Review of General Psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={11},
  pages={305 - 328}
}
  • Y. Joye
  • Published 1 December 2007
  • Psychology
  • Review of General Psychology
A review of findings from the field of environmental psychology shows that humans are aesthetically attracted to natural contents and to particular landscape configurations. These features are also found to have positive effects on human functioning and can reduce stress. However, opportunities for contact with these elements are reduced in modern urban life. It is argued how this evolution can have subtle but nontrivial adverse effects on psychological and physiological well-being. These can… 

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