Antonella Radicchi (Technical University of Berlin - Germany)
Jieling Xiao (Birmingham City University - UK)
Francesco Aletta (UCL, The Bartlett - UK)
This thematic node focuses on the relationship between people and the environment, specifically looking at how sensorial and environmental dimensions of the urban realm affect human experience and how this knowledge can be used to inform urban design and planning for healthier and more sustainable cities.
Humanistic theory constitutes the theoretical framework and, methodologically, senses are used as research and design tools operating within the context of the everyday where situated practices unfold.
On these premises the research group aims at generating knowledge by:
The research subject is developed on the basis of: