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dc.contributor.authorRathod, Dhruti
dc.contributor.authorWagner, Cesar
dc.contributor.editorGlasgow: University of Strathclyde
dc.description.abstractThe urban form and the human psyche are two intrinsically linked phenomena. Urban environments are constantly stimulating the biologically embedded sensory systems that humans have. When senses are stimulated in a positive and satisfying way by public spaces, the brain registers a memory of that environment and stores that perception as a mental image that can be linked and recalled as some type of good sensorial experience. This experience is vital in to promoting pedestrianisation and the use of public spaces, in the creation of a safe and enjoyable walkable city. Examining pedestrian circulation typologies at Auckland, New Zealand’s, central areas through the lens of Jan Gehl's ‘Human Dimension Design Toolbox’, this paper explores the science behind human sensory experience as a tool to analyse the conditions of public urban spaces and assist in making informed design decisions.en_NZ
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dc.subjectAuckland (N.Z.)en_NZ
dc.subjectNew Zealanden_NZ
dc.subjectpublic spacesen_NZ
dc.subjectarchitecture and spaceen_NZ
dc.subjectsensory designen_NZ
dc.subjectpedestrian experienceen_NZ
dc.titleThe condition of public space: the role of sensory experience designen_NZ
dc.typeConference Contribution - Paper in Published Proceedingsen_NZ
dc.subject.marsden330411 Urban designen_NZ
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationRathod, Dhruti., & Wagner, Cesar. (2021). The condition of public space: the role of sensory experience design. In Glasgow: University of Strathclyde (Ed.), XXVIII International Seminar on Urban Form: Urban Form and the Sustainable Prosperous City (pp. 1-8). Retrieved from
unitec.conference.titleXXVIII International Seminar on Urban Form: Urban Form and the Sustainable Prosperous Cityen_NZ
unitec.conference.orgUniversity of Strathclydeen_NZ
unitec.conference.locationGlasgow, Scotlanden_NZ
dc.contributor.affiliationUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ

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