Impact of landscape components on user wellbeing in university environment, minna, Nigeria.

Volume: 10 | Issue: 01 | Year 2024 | Subscription
International Journal of Landscape Planning and Architecture
Received Date: 05/13/2024
Acceptance Date: 05/23/2024
Published On: 2024-05-30
First Page: 34
Last Page: 44

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By: Deborah Oluwabunmi Alonge, Ogunbase Samuel Oluwatosin, and Adesina Ekundayo

1. Lecturer, Department of Architecture, Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State, Nigeria
2. Researcher Student, Department of Architecture, Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State, Nigeria
3. Lecturer, Department of Architecture, Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State, Nigeria

Abstract

Abstract
It is believed that one’s ability to appreciate aesthetics, general health, and well-being are all impacted by the visible landscape. Lecture halls are a vital component of learning environments because they give lecturers and students a place to teach, learn, and do academic work. The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of landscape elements on user well-being in lecture rooms at the Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA), Nigeria. Specifically, the study looks at the effects of natural light, vegetation, and outdoor views on user wellbeing. The study used a survey questionnaire approach to gather information from 200 staff members and students as a sample. The study found a number of crucial landscape elements that significantly affect students’ well-being in lecture halls. According to the research, adding these landscape elements can greatly improve learning by boosting satisfaction overall, lowering stress levels, and enhancing concentration. Additionally, the study discovered that outdoor vistas and natural lighting were important in enhancing happy emotions and lowering negative ones. It also identified the particular types of flora that were most beneficial in enhancing wellbeing, such as trees and flowering plants. The study’s findings can be applied to the design of lecture halls and other learning environments in the future, emphasizing the value of using landscape elements to improve user wellbeing and the learning process.

Keywords: Landscape, environment, natural elements, educational environments

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How to cite this article: Deborah Oluwabunmi Alonge, Ogunbase Samuel Oluwatosin, and Adesina Ekundayo, Impact of landscape components on user wellbeing in university environment, minna, Nigeria.. International Journal of Landscape Planning and Architecture. 2024; 10(01): 34-44p.

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