Estudos de Psicologia (Natal)
versão On-line ISSN 1678-4669
ELALI, Gleice Azambuja. Psychology and Architecture: looking for the interdisciplinary locus. Estud. psicol. (Natal) [online]. 1997, vol.2, n.2, pp.349-362. ISSN 1678-4669. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-294X1997000200009.
Acknowledging interdisciplinarity as an inevitable condition for the study of person-environment relationship, the article discusses Environmental Psychology as locus of intersection between Psychology and Architecture, converging upon the interrelationship human behavior - built environment. Considering that the choice of research methods is an essential element to such an approach, the text defines the main methods and techniques used in this area, their application and advantages/disadvantages, emphasizing a multi-method strategy.
Palavras-chave : Environmental Psychology; Built Environment Evaluation; Multi-method approach.