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Residential satisfaction 7.5 Credits

First cycle, P0016A
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2009 Sp 1 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Subject group (SCB)

Entry requirements

General entry requirements, first cycle

Specific entry

General eligibility for approval includes knowledge in ArchiCAD or similar CAD application and basic ergonomics.

More information about English language requirements

Course Aim
After having finished the course the student should be able to
- Describe the psychological concepts for environmental description
- Apply the relevant psychological concepts for communicating design ideas
- Develop a specific environment with ArchiCAD and Art-lantis
- Oral and visualize presentation of ideas

Theoretical and practical application for
- Describing psychological concepts that are influencing human experience in the built environment
- Basic place design
- Practice of ArchiCAD and Art-lantis
- Case study about a place design

The course is based on lectures, seminars, and individual project works. Supervision is provided for the individual project work.

Oral and visual presentation of the individual project work is required for the passing grade. Attendance to certain lectures is obligatory. Attendance to supervision and the final presentation is compulsory are obligatory.

Géza Fischl

Transition terms
The course P0016A is equal to ARP122

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2009 Sp 1
Evans, G. W. & McCoy, J. M. (1998). When buildings don’t work: The role of architecture in human health. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 18, 85-94.
Grossmann, P. R. & Wisenblit, Z. J. (1999). What we know about consumers’ color choice. Journal of Marketing Practice, 5, 78-88.

Course offered by
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

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Syllabus established
The syllabus has been confirmed by the Department of Human Work Sciences 2007-02-28

Last revised
The syllabus has been confirmed by the Department of Human Work Sciences 2007-02-28