557 pages | 20 B/W Illus.
First published in 1973, this two-volume set summarises and structures the contributions by researchers at the Fourth International EDRA Conference, held in April 1973. The first volume focuses on the proceedings of the paper sessions. It summarises and criticises 43 selected paper submissions which communicate contemporary research findings. It also reviews the discussions between authors, panellists and the session participants.
This book will be of interest to students of architecture and design.
Preface Wolfgang F. E. Preiser; Conference Organization; 1. Theoretical Issues in Man-Environment Relations 2. Visual Attributes of Environments 3. Human Responses to the Natural and Man-Made Physical Environment 4. Environmental Research and Design for Different Age Groups 5. Environmental Cognition 6. Quantitative Techniques in Environmental Analyisis 7. Decision Making Tools 8. Space Planning Techniques 9. Design Languages and Methods; Appendix