Tall Buildings and the Urban Skyline

@article{Heath2000TallBA,
  title={Tall Buildings and the Urban Skyline},
  author={T. Heath and S. G. Smith and Bill Lim},
  journal={Environment and Behavior},
  year={2000},
  volume={32},
  pages={541 - 556}
}
Tall buildings are a significant feature of many urban skylines. The visual complexity of the tall buildings that make up the urban skyline can vary according to the degree of silhouette complexity and the extent to which the façade is articulated. This article reports a study in which 60 undergraduate psychology students ranked a set of 9 synthetic skylines according to either the perceived complexity of the skyline or their preference. The pleasure and arousal associated with each skyline was… Expand
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