Can architecture be used to cure addiction to smoking/ battle stress?
These projects illustrate the phenomena of ‘the programming of human behavior using architecture’.
On the basis of: What - How - Why - Where - When - Problem Set - Site/Prototype - Site Study - Concept - User Behaviors - Design - Conclusions. They are an attempt to illustrate certain observed notions between human emotions and the spaces we inhibit, mostly through the practice of creating architectural spaces by Kushal Samant.
An architectural thesis that began at exploring architecture as a tool to quit smoking. Gradually, the focus identified the root of the problem to be in a need for zoning out. Zoning out being a human mechanism to deal with stress. This thesis explores how our emotions can be altered using architecture to heal stress, and act as a catalyst for social change.