Civil Engineering and Architecture Vol. 10(3A), pp. 132 - 137
DOI: 10.13189/cea.2022.101317
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The Impact of Indoor, Outdoor and Urban Architecture on Human Psychology

Sahar Alharbi *, Hind Basaad
Department of Architecture, College of Architecture and Design, Effat University, Qasr Khuzam St., Kilo. 2, Old Mecca Road. P.O.BOX 34689, Jeddah 21478, Saudi Arabia


The connection and exchange between the architectural plan and human brain psychology are noteworthy. However, they still persist largely unnoticed or overlooked both within and outside the architectural design field. Thus, this paper presents a discussion on the relationship between architecture and psychology from indoor to outdoor and urban level. The paper begins with a brief discussion on the architecture psychology and indoor spaces. Next, the paper proceeds to discuss the psychology of building's exterior. The paper then presents a discussion on psychology and the design of city buildings. Thus, based on the discussion, the paper has found that the connection between architecture and psychology is not only noteworthy; it is related in two directions. From one point of view, the effective structure of architecture appears to have clear mental and physiological effects. On the other hand, in terms of psychology, human experience on the architecture design, and the capacity of neurological frameworks, all assume a remarkable role in determining a person's psychological outcome.

Architecture, Psychology, Design, Users, Geometry, Building, Mental Health

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[1] Sahar Alharbi , Hind Basaad , "The Impact of Indoor, Outdoor and Urban Architecture on Human Psychology," Civil Engineering and Architecture, Vol. 10, No. 3A, pp. 132 - 137, 2022. DOI: 10.13189/cea.2022.101317.

(b). APA Format:
Sahar Alharbi , Hind Basaad (2022). The Impact of Indoor, Outdoor and Urban Architecture on Human Psychology. Civil Engineering and Architecture, 10(3A), 132 - 137. DOI: 10.13189/cea.2022.101317.