Making things happen: How the environment triggers action

Golembiewski, Jan A. (2015) Making things happen: How the environment triggers action. XD : Experience Design Magazine, 1(2), pp. 10-13.

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Abstract

Innovative research conducted by Dr Jan Golembiewski from Medical Architectures Australasia-Pacific, in the area of environmental design for mental healthcare helps us reflect, through experiential storytelling, on the importance of paying attention to positive environmental ‘triggers for action’ when designing physical spaces to help manage particular patients’ conditions. This article is written about the mental health experience specifically, however environmental design is an issue we can all relate to in our everyday lives (at home, at work, social spots or in places such as hospitals or retreats) when we instinctively notice a connection between our mental health and our surroundings or a healthy sense of place.

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ID Code: 84766
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: positive environmental triggers, health architecture, environmental design, the mental health experience
ISSN: 2203-4636
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NEUROSCIENCES (110900) > Neurosciences not elsewhere classified (110999)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Architectural Design (120101)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Deposited On: 14 Jun 2015 23:33
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2015 01:04

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