Construction and therapy: an integrated approach to design build

Peter Russell, Sergio Porta, Ombretta Romice, Maria Pia Vidoli

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book


In 2013, the Department of Architecture at the University of Strathclyde began work to develop a new area of research, provisionally named “Construction and Therapy”. Construction and Therapy (C&T) is a premise that construction, specifically the making of one’s place in the world, has the potential to heal.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWorking Out: Thinking While Building
Subtitle of host publicationPaper Proceedings from the 2014 Fall Conference of the Association of the Collegiate Schools of Architecture
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 16 Oct 2014


  • construction
  • therapy
  • building design


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