The Impacts of Sustainable Residential Interior Space on Inhabitant’s Emotions


  • Maryam Banaei
  • Abbas Yazdanfar
  • Javad Hatami
  • Ali Ahmadi



Focusing on inhabitant’s climate comfort causes the neglect of personal and aesthetic factors that have effects on emotions and psychological comfort. Blindly adhering to sustainable design principles regardless of the basic architectural design parameters cause similar interior spaces in today’s housing of Iran. Interior space form is one the main design factors that has some effects on inhabitant’s emotions. It is a correlation research to study inhabitant’s emotions towards sustainable interior space by focusing on interior form. It illustrates that form can consider as an influential factor in creating and improving sustainable conditions according to inhabitant’s emotions.

© 2016. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. 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.

Keywords: Sustainable interior design; emotion; shape; PAD


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How to Cite

Banaei, M., Yazdanfar, A., Hatami, J., & Ahmadi, A. (2016). The Impacts of Sustainable Residential Interior Space on Inhabitant’s Emotions. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 1(1), 291-299.