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Focus Area 5
Qualitative Geovisualization of Human Emotions, Feelings, & Perceptions

Using Qualitative Geovisualization methodology, this research stream seeks to assess and understand how human emotions, feelings, and perceptions are attached to social, natural, and built environments and how such attachments may influence the process of planning for happy cities and neighborhoods. It examines the connection between built environment and healthy and happy communities, with a focus on mental and emotional health, as well as spiritual well being.

Relevant Ongoing Projects:

  • Visualizing Emotional Experiences of Cycle-Transit Users in Philadelphia

  • Post-Industrial Landscape: Visualizing Human Perception and Feelings toward Urban

  • Watershed Pilgrimage and Story Map: The Saga of Genesis Farm

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