Academic Catalog

CRP455 AESTHETICS AND HUMAN EXPERIENCE IN URBAN DESIGN

Course Code: 1210455
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: City And Regional Planning
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ANLI ATAV DEMRKAN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

An overview of environmental psychology. Issues of environmental perception and cognition, elements and structure of mental maps, orientation and wayfinding, environmental aesthetics, diversity and environment, use of psychological information to evaluate environments, programming for design for human use, implementation tools of environmental attributes salient to human use. Self-managing in –depth group discussions on environment and human experience reflecting on case studies.