Advertisement

Designing “Flourishing” into Green Environment for Taipei City

  • Ying-Ming Su
  • Yu-Chou Wu
  • Chia-Hui Lin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8528)

Abstract

Taipei City became the World Design Capital 2016 with the slogan of “Adaptive City” and “Adaptive Design”. When seeking strategies to green environment, this study was adopted a new adaptive approach with semantic differential analysis and questionnaires to show how to design flourishing by conducting a preference cognitive test marked by “morphology” for ecological sustainability, especially in interior space. The analytic results showed that the morphological components of preference ranks from top were: repetition, proportion, gradation. And too complicated or too simple the change of morphological components did both affect viewers’ preference; also the presence of morphologies had an emotional effect on the viewers. It should be emphasized on morphological elements and form of aesthetic principles to achieve a balanced proportion of design for indoor vertical greening environment and spatial atmosphere, for the purpose of creating good flourishing visual experience.

Keywords

Image Analysis Indoor Vertical Greening Environmental Perception Morphological Design 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Chang, K., Chou, P.: Measuring the Influence of the Greening Design of the Building Environment on the Urban Real Estate Market in Taiwan. J. Building and Environment 45(10), 2057–2067 (2010)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Cheng, C.Y., Cheung Ken, K.S., Chu, L.M.: Thermal Performance of a Vegetated Cladding System on Facade Walls. J. Building and Environment 45(10), 1779–1787 (2010)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Chen, H., Lin, Y.: The Effect of Viewing Sequence on the Landscape Evaluation. J. Chinese Society for Horticultural Science 2(44), 168–178 (1998)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Katia, P., Marc, O., Fraaij, A.L.A., Haas, E.M., Rossana, R.: Vertical Greening Systems and the Effect on Air Flow and Temperature on the Building Envelope. J. Building and Environment 46(11), 2287–2294 (2011)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Hong, X.: A Study on Restoration Effects of Greening Levels of Plant at Indoor Working Environment. Master’s Program of Landscape & Recreation, Feng Chia University, Taichung (2009) (in Chinese)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Tina, B., Terry, H., Grete, G.P.: The Psychological Benefits of Indoor Plants: A Critical Review of the Experimental Literature. J. Environmental Psychology 29(4), 422–433 (2009)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Ruth, K.R., Katinka, H.E., Debra, R., Gunn, S., Grete, P.: Benefits of Indoor Plants on Attention Capacity in an Office Setting. J. Environmental Psychology 31(1), 99–105 (2011)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Kevin, L.: Good City Form. MA MIT Press, Massachusetts (1981)Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Kotler, P.: Principles of marketing, 2nd edn. Prentice-Hall, Inc., New Jersey (1983)Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Gartner, W.C.: Image Formation Process. J. Travel & Tourism Marketing 2, 191–216 (1993)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Lin, J.: Basic Design. Yi Fong Tang Publishers, Taipei (2005) (in Chinese)Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Weng, Y.: Form Principle. Cheng Wen Book Co., Ltd., Taipei (1985) (in Chinese)Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Chen, K.: Basic Form. New Image Publisher, Ltd., Taipei (1991) (in Chinese)Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Lin, C.: Form and Construct. Visual Communication Cultural Enterprise Co., Ltd., Taipei (2002) (in Chinese)Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Lin, C.: Form Principle. Chuan Hwa Publishing, Ltd., Taipei (2009) (in Chinese)Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Wang, W.: Graphic Design Principles. Hsiung-Shih Art Book, Taipei (2004) (in Chinese)Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    Qiu, Y.: Form Principle. Yi Fong Tang Publishers, Taipei (2004) (in Chinese)Google Scholar
  18. 18.
    Lin, C.: Form, Design, Art. Garden City Publisher, Taipei (1999) (in Chinese)Google Scholar
  19. 19.
    Evans, G.W., Wood, K.W.: Assessment of Environmental Aesthetics in Scenic Highway Corridors. J. Environment and Behavior 12(2), 255–273 (1980)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    Mehrabian, A., Russell, J.A.: Approach to Environmental Psychology. MA MIT Press, Massachusetts (1974)Google Scholar
  21. 21.
    Izard, C.E.: Human Emotion. Springer, New York (1977)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    Russell, J.A., Pratt, G.: A Description of Affective Quality Attributed to Environment. J. Personality and Social Psychology 38(2), 311–322 (1980)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Lai, M.: Influences of Waterscape Patterns and Sounds on Emotional Experiences. Master’s Program of Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, National Taiwan University (1994) (in Chinese)Google Scholar
  24. 24.
    Wang, P.: Influence on Emotional Experiences of Luminaries Height and Illuminance on the Park Trail. Master’s Program of Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, National Taiwan University (1997) (in Chinese)Google Scholar
  25. 25.
    Liu, Y.: The Role of Emotion between Emotional and Symbolic Expression. J. of SHU-TE University 14(1), 185–125 (2012) (in Chinese)Google Scholar
  26. 26.
    Su, Y.M., Lin, C.H., Chen, Y.J.: A Case Study of Plant Transpiration to Indoor Environment. In: Landscape Forum (2011) (in Chinese)Google Scholar
  27. 27.
    Wu, J.: A case Study of Theoretical Structure of Image Aesthetics in Information Age (1997), http://www.fotosoft.com.tw/book/papers/library-1-1002.htm (in Chinese)

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ying-Ming Su
    • 1
  • Yu-Chou Wu
    • 2
  • Chia-Hui Lin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ArchitectureNational Taipei University of TechnologyTaipeiTaiwan
  2. 2.Graduate Institute of DesignNational Taipei University of TechnologyTaipeiTaiwan

Personalised recommendations