Roca Gallery Publication by Maria Lorena Lehman

Click here to read the full article, entitled Multisensory Design for Human Happiness by Maria Lorena Lehman, published on the Roca Gallery digital platform.

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International research builds the case for "Interaction Narratives" based on the work of Maria Lorena Lehman


The following is a quote from a position paper presenting the results of an ongoing investigation into the phenomenon of interactive architecture:

“We argue that interactive buildings need comprehensive and consistent styles of interaction rather than a series of isolated and unrelated interaction events. Different people in various contexts require different sets of behavior from an interactive building. These sets are conceptualized as interaction narratives following the work of Maria Lorena Lehman.

[...] At the moment, narratives form the most developed theories that may account for a comprehensive way to design responsive architecture. We pose that interaction narratives currently are the best viewpoint from which to develop responsive and interactive architecture.”

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Achten, H. Interaction Narratives for Responsive Architecture. Buildings 2019, 9, 66.

Silver Medal Nautilus Book Award Winner: Adaptive Sensory Environments by Maria Lorena Lehman

“Nautilus Book Awards is an annual accolade of books that are conscious catalysts for positive change toward a better world. Established in the U.S. in 1998, it is considered a “major” book award and has been conferred to prominent authors including Deepak Chopra, Thich Nhat Hanh, Desmond Tutu, Marianne Williamson, Eckhart Tolle, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama.”

Source: “Nautilus Book Awards” Wikipedia

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