Designing Virtual Reality to Enhance Spatiality

  • Youngil Cho
  • Suehusa Mamoru
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 876)


The presence of windows initiates a sense of freedom in the inhabitants of the given space. The present paper is on the study aiming to focus on enhanced spatiality based on the previous researches with twofold: (1) to verify not only the influence of virtual windows but also the influence of the formation elements of virtual windows; (2) to clarify that whether the gender differences were considerable subjective factor or not in the influence of the virtual windows. The findings of the current study clarify that women tend to be stressful in rigid spatial feelings than men, and also that the spatial freedom of women is related to emotional feeling. On one hand, the gender differences in spatial freedom emerge to enable new forms of spatial design in virtual reality, while on the other hand it also calls for further verification and validity of evaluation values.


Evaluation methodology Affective design Design for variability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin UniversityHiroshimaJapan

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