National Seminar Series
The National Seminar Series is a selection of high-quality seminars delivered across Australia. Seminars cover topics addressing each of the competency standards: Design, Documentation, Project Delivery and Practice Management. If you would like to suggest a topic or if you have any feedback please contact the CPD Team.
Colour Psychology in Architecture
Following on from the success of last year’s National Seminar Series, “Application of Colour in Architecture”, Dr Marisha McAuliffe will expand on the role of colour in architecture and design, highlighting how it is used to influence behavioural response in the built environment.
The seminar will explore metamerism and the role of natural and artificial light, as well as practical application, context, perception, and physiological response to colour in architectural environments.
In this context, Marisha will address in detail the three essential considerations when working with colour in architecture and design; Who? What? Where?
Units of competency: design
Non Member $110
A+ Member $68
SONA Member $25
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Non Member Livestream $58
Member Livestream $38
SONA Livestream $25
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After completing this course, attendees will be able to:
Discuss colour psychology in architecture and how it can be applied informally through practical application
Describe the core elements of physiological response to colour in architecture
Access colour psychology in the built environment
Apply a simple colour analysis in a built environment setting
Identify the role of natural and artificial light in the context of colour psychology and design
Apply colour in an informed approach, that considers perceptual response in built environment projects
Demonstrate to clients the basic elements of colour psychology and application in architecture and design
Academic and Lecturer, School of Design, Queensland University of Technology
Dr Marisha McAuliffe is a full-time academic at Queensland University of Technology (AU) and sessional Course Director at University of Cambridge’s (UK) Institute of Continuing Education. Educated in interior architecture and holding a PhD in design thinking and cognitive science, she specialises in colour theory and application in the built environment.
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- The Australian Institute of Architects has the right to cancel or alter the dates, speakers or venue of an event.
- In the event of cancellation, on demand video of the presentation or a refund will be offered to the registrant.
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