A Human-Centered Architecture

Considering Usability and User Experience in Architectural Design

Authored by: Elisângela Vilar , Francisco Rebelo , Paulo Noriega , Ernesto Filgueiras

Handbook of Usability and User Experience

Print publication date:  May  2022
Online publication date:  May  2022

Print ISBN: 9780367357702
eBook ISBN: 9780429343490
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About 87% of peoples’ daily time is spent indoors. This data is overwhelming and clearly shows the importance of built space in human lives. In fact, as stated by Winston Churchill when debating the project of Giles Gilbert Scott for the reconstruction of the British Commons Chambers, “we shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us” (Brand 1994).

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