Document Type : Articles and research extracted from theses


1 architecture , fine arts , Helwan university , Cairo , Egypt

2 Architecture Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Egypt



This study focuses on the interrelationship between architecture and neuroscience to form better built environment for children in early childhood as well as investigating its impact on their educational environment in kindergartens and nurseries. The research commits to theoretical approach in understanding how the designed architectural environment affects stress, emotions, and memory according to the age group in terms of memories, dimensions, focus, and learning abilities. The research carried out an analytical approach and comparative analysis of kindergarten and nurseries. Through research, it was discovered that the brain is constantly being reshaped by the environments in which children live. Where the study of neuroscience contributed to understanding how the brain, sensations, and cognition affect all children's physical activities and thus their behavior and emotions. Where perception forms memory through the use of the senses. What children encounter in their built environments ultimately influences their behavior, and as a result, a new field of design has emerged called neuro-Architecture.


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