Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-2002

Publication Title

Humanity and Society

Volume

26

Issue

4

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Architecture—Human factors; Design—Human factors; Humanism in architecture; Self; Sociology; Symbolic interactionism; Work environment

Disciplines

Architectural History and Criticism | Architecture | Environmental Design | Industrial and Organizational Psychology | Place and Environment | Sociology

Language

English

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Identifier

DOI: 10.1177/016059760202600402

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