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)


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.


Image Analysis Indoor Vertical Greening Environmental Perception Morphological Design 


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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

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