03: Psychological Inferences in Heritage Architecture and its Impact on Human Evolution

Architecture and Man as two sides to the same coin named Evolution; the built form advanced to provide for the needs of man, the needs grew with the advancement of his brain. The need for additional spaces kept increasing as the activities of humans spread across categories. The diversities in societies, cultures and philosophies led to different regions advancing in different areas and methods of architecture. Towards the last few decades, the world has unified to move in the same direction due to the advancement in technology.

Focus

Looking at the evolution of living spaces through the lens of history/heritage.

The reasons behind the evolution of housing.

Psychological, climatological, sociological and anthropological factors that influence the changes to be analysed. The reasons behind the evolution of housing.

Psychological, climatological, sociological and anthropological factors that influence the changes to be analysed.

​Aims
  • To draw correlations between the development in architecture and the psychological development of the brain through a deeper understanding of social, cultural and economic patterns.

  • To study the residual effects of civilizations on settlements.

  • To interject a new understanding of the evolution of built environments through the lens of human behaviour.

  • To interpolate a new understanding of the evolution of the human psyche through the lens of architectural and environmental advancement.

contributors

Chaitanyaa Agrawal

collective consciousness; fulfilment of needs; architectural grandiosity; architectural evolution; Maslow's hierarchy; heritage architecture; ancient houses