Herzog, T.R., 1992, A cognitive analysis of preference for urban space, in: Journal of Environmental Psychology, 12,
- Author : Herzog, T.R.
- Year : 1992
- Journal/Series : Journal of Environmental Psychology
- Volume Number (CONSECUTIVE: Counting all Volumes of this Journal ever published) : 12
- Pages : 237-248
- Abstract in English : The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of spatial configuration in determining both perceptual categories and preference reactions for urban settings. Preferences for urban spaces were studied as a function of spatial category and nine predictor variables: spaciousness, refuge, enclosure, coherence, legibility, complexity, mystery, typicality, and age. The article indicates that well-structured settings have higher visual access and are corresponding higher in preference
- Comments/Notes : KEYWORDS: environmental psychology, preference, landscape structure, blocked view, spaciousness, refuge, enclosure, coherence, legibility, complexity, mystery, typicality quality. UTILITY: lecturers/teachers, academic research.