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Could Mobile Technology Help Us Define "Good" Architecture?

Could Mobile Technology Help Us Define "Good" Architecture?
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Architecture researchers in Edinburgh have completed a breakthrough study on brain activity recorded in situ by using mobile electroencephalography (EEG) technology, which records live neural impressions of subjects moving through a city. Excitingly, this technology could help us define how different urban environments affect us, a discovery that could have provocative implications for architecture. Read the full story on Salon. Also, check out this article from Fast Company about how a similar mobile technology could show us the effects of urban design - not on our brains, but on our bodies. 

Cite: Eric Baldwin. "Could Mobile Technology Help Us Define "Good" Architecture?" 06 Oct 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884