REBECCA LIU, 2015, MLA (THESIS LINK)
Major Professor: Brent ChamberlainProject Completed while Dr. Chamberlain was at Kansas State University
Key Words: Psychophysical Approach; Streescape Elements; Pedestrian-Friendly Street Design; ANOV
This project investigates how people react to certain elements in public space. It investigates environmental psychology and user preferences. Using the Aggieville business district as a study site, the project prescribes various design changes and tests survey participants’ reactions to visualizations for these designs. Results show that reactions to parking and green infrastructure were statistically significant in attractiveness and safety, seating had no significant reaction.
TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Visualization Software – Photoshop, Sketchup