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Responses to representations of the built environment: the influence of emotion, attention and perspective-taking. (2011)
Thesis
GALÁN-DÍAZ, C.R. 2011. Responses to representations of the built environment: the influence of emotion, attention and perspective-taking. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The main aim of this thesis is to investigate how environmental preference for the built environment, either in-situ or based on visual representations (e.g. visualisations of final architectural design), may be affected by three distinct variables.... Read More about Responses to representations of the built environment: the influence of emotion, attention and perspective-taking..

The impact of CAAD on design methodology and visual thinking in architectural education. (2011)
Thesis
SALMAN, H.S. 2011. The impact of CAAD on design methodology and visual thinking in architectural education. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis aims to explore the potential impact of Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) as a conceptual design tool on the design methodology of final year students. Many design studies have focused on sketching and its relationship with creat... Read More about The impact of CAAD on design methodology and visual thinking in architectural education..

Home making and identity: a psychology of personality processes in North East Scotland. (2010)
Thesis
TOWNSEND, L. 2010. Home making and identity: a psychology of personality processes in North East Scotland. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis investigates the roles of identity and personality in the home making process. Well-known approaches to identity typically define context in social or temporalterms, largely neglecting the physical environment. Personalisation of the dwel... Read More about Home making and identity: a psychology of personality processes in North East Scotland..