Dr. phil. Saskia Kuliga

 

Institution: Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Fakultät Architektur
Professur Informatik in der Architektur
Belvederer Allee 1
D-99423 Weimar

 


Tel.: (+49-3643-58) 4198
eMail: saskia.kuliga[at]uni-weimar.de

 

 

 

 

 


Saskia Kuliga is a post-doctoral researcher and environmental psychologist. Her interdisciplinary research focuses on how individuals behave in, perceive and evaluate large-scale, real and virtual, architectural environments.
 

Mitarbeit an folgenden Forschungsprojekten:

2017 - 2018: Bauhaus Post-Doc Stipendium für eigene Forschung; “Converging perspectives – Using virtual reality to evaluate user-centred architecture”

2014 - 2017: ESUM - Analysing trade-offs between the energy and social performance of urban morphologies. In direct collaboration with ETH Zürich (Gerhard Schmitt, Reinhard König, Matthias Standfest). (More information: http://infar.architektur.uni-weimar.de/service/drupal-infar/esum )

Studium: 

02/2012 - 01/2015 // PhD in Psychology. Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Center for Cognitive Science, former transregional research center "Spatial Cognition" (DFG: SFB/TR8). Direct collaboration with ETH Zürich. Thesis: "Evaluating User Experience and Behavior in Complex, Architectural  Buildings" (Betreuer: Prof. Dr. Christoph Hölscher, ETH Zürich; Prof. Dr. Evelyn Ferstl, Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, Prof. Dr. Riklef Rambow, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology); Doctoral Thesis submitted: 05. September 2016; Disputation: 07. November 2016. (DOI: 10.6094/UNIFR/11386)

09/2005 - 12/2010 // Master of Science in Behavioral Psychology. Specialization: Environmental Psychology. University of Twente, The Netherlands. Thesis: “Effects of an Image of Eyes on Implicit Activation of Norms of Compliance and on Hand Hygiene Behavior.” (Betreuer: Dr. Karin Tanja-Dijkstra, University of Plymouth, UK). // Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Thesis: "Voice or tune? Effects of Vocal and Instrumental Music on Dental Anxiety.” // Minor "Sustainable Development", 4-month Internship in Plettenberg Bay, South-Africa.


Veröffentlichungen:

siehe InfAR-Publikationsverzeichnis

journals

Kuliga, S., Thrash, T., Dalton, R., & Hölscher, C. (2015). Virtual Reality as Empirical Research Tool – Exploring User Experience in a Real Building and a Corresponding Virtual Model. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 363-375. (Access: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S019897151530017X )

Dalton, R., Kuliga, S., & Hölscher, C. (2013). POE 2.0: Exploring the Potential of Social Media for capturing Unsolicited Post occupancy Evaluations. Intelligent Buildings International, 5, 3, 162–180. (Access: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17508975.2013.800813#.Umo7XnDjdAc).

Natapov, A., Kuliga, S., Dalton, R.C., & Hölscher, C. (in review). Linking building-circulation typology and wayfinding: Design, spatial analysis and perceived wayfinding difficulty of circulation archetypes, to Journal of Architectural and Planning Research.

Ojha, Griego, Kuliga, Bielik, Bus, Schaeben, Treyer, Standfest, Schneider, Konig, Donath, Schmitt (in preparation 2017). Human perception of city dynamics: A machine learning approach. Information Science.

conference proceedings: long-papers with academic talk

Kuliga, S., Dalton, R., & Hölscher, C. (2013). Aesthetic and Emotional Appraisal of the Seattle Public Library and its relation to spatial configurationProceedings of the Ninth International Space Syntax Symposium 2013, Seoul, South-KoreaEds: Kim, Y.O., Park, H.T., Seo, K.W., Sejong University; 077: 1-17. (Accesshttp://www.sss9.or.kr/paperpdf/scb/SSS9_2013_REF077_P.pdf)

Schneider, S., Kuliga, S., Hölscher, C., Dalton, R.C., Kunert, A., Kulik, A., & Donath, D. (2013). Educating Architecture Students to Design Buildings from the Inside Out: Experiences from a Research-based Design Studio. Proceedings of the Ninth International Space Syntax Symposium, Seoul, South-Korea. Eds: Kim, Y.O., Park, H.T., Seo, K.W., Sejong University, 001: 1-18. (Access: http://sss9.or.kr/paperpdf/ADP/SSS9_2013_REF001_P.pdf)

Natapov, A., Kuliga, S., Dalton, R.C., & Hölscher, C. (2015). Building circulation typology and Space Syntax predictive measures. Proceedings of the Tenth International Space Syntax Symposium, London, United Kingdom; Curated Session: "Spatial Cognition." Eds: Karimi, K., Vaughan, L., Sailer, K., Palaiologou, G., & Bolton, T.; University College London, Bloomsbury, 30:1-16. (Access: http://www.sss10.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/proceedings). 

Bielik, M., Schneider, S., Kuliga, S., Valášek, M., & Donath, D. (2015). Investigating the effect of Urban Form on the Environmental Appraisal of Streetscapes. Proceedings of the Tenth International Space Syntax Symposium, London, United Kingdom. Eds: Karimi, K., Vaughan, L., Sailer, K., Palaiologou, G., & Bolton, T.; University College London, Bloomsbury, 119:1-13. (Access: http://www.sss10.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/proceedings).

Frölich, J., Schneider, S., Kuliga, S., & Donath, D. (2015). Raumsynth – An experimental setup for investigating the relationships between urban form and spatial experience based on Fechner’s Method of Production. Proceedings of the Tenth International Space Syntax Symposium, London, United Kingdom. Eds: Karimi, K., Vaughan, L., Sailer, K., Palaiologou, G., & Bolton, T.; University College London, Bloomsbury, 122:1-14. (Access: http://www.sss10.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/proceedings).

Triemer, Schneider, Kuliga, König, Donath (2017). A web-based prototype survey method, exemplarily applied on activity allocations in apartment floor plans and their spatial properties. Proceedings of 11th Space Syntax Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal (Acces: http://www.11ssslisbon.pt/docs/1-buildings-and-architecture.pdf).

book chapters

Kuliga, S.F., Standfest, M., Schneider, S., Bielik, M., König, R., Donath, D., Schmitt, G. (2017). From Real to Virtual and Back – A Multi-Method Approach for Investigating the Impact of Urban Morphology on Human Spatial Experiences. In: The Virtual And The Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications. Eds: Yamu, C., Poplin, A., Devisch, O., de Roo, G. Asghate/Routledge, ISBN-13: 978-1138283480 (estimated release: october 2017)

Kuliga, S.  (2016). Emotional Responses to Locations in the Seattle Public Library. In: Take one Building. Eds: Dalton, R.C., & Hölscher, C. Asghate/Routledge. ISBN: 9781472471147 (hbk); 107 ff. (https://www.routledge.com/Take-One-Building--Interdisciplinary-Research-...)

Dalton, R. C., & Kuliga, S. (2016). Using social media to gather users’ feedback of the Seattle Central Library. In: Take one Building. Eds: Dalton, R.C., & Hölscher, C. Asghate/Routledge. ISBN: 9781472471147 (hbk); 107 ff. (https://www.routledge.com/Take-One-Building--Interdisciplinary-Research-...)

short-papers, conference proceedings

Kuliga, Dalton, Hölscher, & Tomko (2014). Tools, Stages and Perspective-Taking during the Architectural Design Process: Preliminary Results from a university-building case-study in Australia. Proceedings of Spatial Cognition 2014 Workshop: Design cognition and behavior: Usability in the built environment. In Emo, B., Varoudis, T. (Eds.). Bremen: Universität Bremen/Universität Freiburg; 18-22. (Access: http://conference.spatial-cognition.de/SC2014/sites/conference.spatial-cognition.de.SC2014/files/SFB_TR8Rep038-09_2014.pdf)

Kuliga, S., Beinhofer, M., Langenfeld, V., Fleckenstein, F., Dufner, S., Von Stülpnagel, R., Burgard, W., & Hölscher, C. (2014). Spatial Ambiguity in Indoor Environments – A Comparison Between the Human and the Robot Perspective of Spatial Ambiguity Identification. Proceedings of Spatial Cognition Conference 2014 Poster Presentations, Bremen, Germany, 64-67. (Access: www.sfbtr8.spatial-cognition.de/aigaion/index.php/attachments/single/768).

Von Stülpnagel, R., Kuliga, S., Büchner, S.J., & Hölscher, C. (2014). Supra-individual Consistencies in Navigator-driven Landmark Placement for Spatial Learning. 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Quebec City, Canada, 1706-1711. (Access: https://mindmodeling.org/cogsci2014/papers/297/paper297.pdf)

__
Raumpsychologie, Architekturpsychologie, Umweltpsychologie, Wegfindung, User Experience, Architektur, Design, Pre-Occupancy, Post-Occupancy. Architecture, interaction, emotion, HMI, HCI, behavior, wayfinding, urban perception, urban planning, research.