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Title: WABI: Facilitating synchrony between inhabitants of adaptive architecture
Authors: Jaeger, Nils
Schnadelbach, Holger
Hale, Jonathan
Kirk, David
Glover, Kevin
Keywords: Adaptive architecture
Synchrony
Embodied interaction
Data mapping
Empirical study
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Springer
Citation: JAEGER, N., 2018. WABI: Facilitating synchrony between inhabitants of adaptive architecture. IN: Schnadelbach, H. and Kirk, D. (eds.), People, Personal Data and the Built Environment, Chaim: Springer, In Press.
Series/Report no.: Springer Series in Adaptive Environments;
Abstract: We spend most of our lives in buildings where we interact with people that occu-py the same space. A common and intuitive form of interaction with others is to syn-chronise our own behaviour with theirs and such interpersonal synchrony can have various benefits for our wellbeing. We present research that investigates how a new prototype of digitally-driven adaptive architecture called WABI facilitates behavioural synchrony between its inhabitants. We designed three interaction modes, which each feature a unique mapping and processing of physiological data emanating from inhab-itants. Qualitative feedback from a first exploratory study indicates that the different interaction modes affect how inhabitants interact and synchronise their behaviours. We discuss how adaptive architecture might contribute to wellbeing, therapy, and sports by facilitating synchrony.
Description: This book chapter is in closed access until 24 months after publication.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/35670
Publisher Link: https://www.springer.com/gb/book/9783319708744
ISBN: 9783319708751
9783319708744
ISSN: 2522-5529
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering)

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