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L&L Sky Factory: The Restorative Impact of Perceived Open Space

May 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AIA Pittsburgh Office, 925 Liberty Avenue, Suite 700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States

Join Sky Factory at the AIA Pittsburgh Office for a Lunch & Learn. Earn 1 LU/HSW hour and enjoy lunch on Sky Factory while you learn about the following... In this course we explore the impact of enclosed interiors and deep-plan buildings on human performance. We analyze the role circadian light and perceived open space play in shaping cognitive function, as well as how our psycho-physiology changes in interior environments. We discuss a new approach that proposes the restorative value of perceived open space in its two essential orientations: perceived zenith and perceived horizon line. In contrast to how we […]

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