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This subject illustrates the body of work and research which links human behaviour to the design of the built environment. It explores the history of this research with a focus interactions between humans and the physical environment in education and health facilities. A case study approach is taken to develop insights into ways human environment interaction can be understood and how such information used to inform the evidence-based design of facilities for learning and health care.
Intended learning outcomes
Students will achieve the following graduate competencies in this unit: an understanding of human and environment relations theory, research into evidence based design and human behaviour, implications for design briefing.
Communication in written, diagrammatic and verbal forms, research methods in human environment relations, writing of briefs for different audiences, cross-disciplinary engagement working in teams.
Last updated: 10 November 2019