The Knut Hamsun Centre, set above the Arctic Circle in Norway, responds to the area’s extreme light patterns and demonstrates how these can create a unique spatial experience.
The new Glasgow School of Art building brings daylight in through large tubes cutting through the building, as well as a sky exposure plane.
Raymond van Ee, an expert on how the brain processes sensory signals, focused on our propensity for selective perception and the peculiarities of the body clock.Our brains have built-in interpretations of some objects, and it is difficult to see the real image or perceive depth if what we see does not conform to our expectations. These ideas can be illustrated with optical illusions.
Focus can be increased through synchronization of different stimuli, such as audio and visuals. They can reinforce our concentration on certain elements in the space through the use of multisensory models.