PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY OF VISION AS A FORM OF CREATIVE TEACHING FOR STUDENTS OF ARCHITECTURE

J. Zabawa-Krzypkowska

Silesian University of Technology (POLAND)
Background:
Psychophysiology of vision is in the curriculum of Interior Architecture in the Faculty of Architecture in University of Technology in Gliwice. The topics within the subject are an attempt to explore the surrounding reality. Architecture meets sciences such as: psychology, physiology, physics, psychophysics. The sensual, emotional world meets the physical dimension of the material world. During education students gain the basic knowledge of: perception, human senses and learn how does the human eye work. Gained knowledge helps them understand human organism – how does it work and use it in their own creative process – art or architectural design.

Purpose:
Based on participant observation and analysis of selected works author proofs that subject completes the teaching process. The students use illusion at work, camouflage, create architecture impossible, make freehand drawings and sets of spatial configurations, study of spatial forms, preparing them for skillful use of drawings compositions in design and projects. Future artists enriched the his subject allowed to study drawing, painting, design and enabling cognitive abilities.

Conclusion:
Knowledge gained within the subject and used in creative work is a necessary experience to create conscious design space, allowing students to constantly seek the best solutions.The subject helps to reach cognitive goals.