Humanity and Society
In this paper we will begin by briefly describing the concept of self, proceed by discussing the symbolic significance of physical environment, then describe as well as propose a humanist paradigm which we believe should be employed in architectural theory and practice, and finally discuss how the shift to a humanistic paradigm might be accomplished.
Architecture—Human factors; Design—Human factors; Humanism in architecture; Self; Sociology; Symbolic interactionism; Work environment
Architectural History and Criticism | Architecture | Environmental Design | Industrial and Organizational Psychology | Place and Environment | Sociology
Designed physical environments as related to selves, symbols, and social reality: A proposal for a humanistic paradigm shift for architecture.
Humanity and Society, 26(4),