The Observation of Sensory Design in Open Spaces of University Campus under Hot-humid Climate

Mengjia Fan, Adi Ainurzaman Jamaludin, Hazreena Hussein

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This paper aims to explore the current sensory design of open spaces surrounding educational buildings. Observation of sensory landscape variables is conducted to investigate the potential of supporting outdoor experience. The expected key findings include the functional design and the stimulated multi-senses in the presence of university campuses under a hot-humid climate. In recommendation, the conjunction of behavioural mapping and questionnaire surveys in future studies may lead to more findings of the interaction of users' behaviours and activities, as well as the correlations between sensory stimulation, environmental satisfaction, and outdoor experience.

Keywords: Sensory stimulation; outdoor experience; open space; university campus

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2020. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v5i13.2043


Keywords


Sensory stimulation; outdoor experience; open space; university campus

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v5i13.2043

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