IAPS Conference 2020

Running out of time: Setting the pace for future generations
The event will take place from 21 to 26 June 2020 in Canada, in the city of Québec.

 

2019 IAPS Symposium

Ageing in Place in a World of Inequalities: How to Design Healthy Cities for All
The event will take place from 27 to 30 November 2019 in Brazil, in the city of Pelotas.

 

International Association People-Environment Studies

IAPS is a multidisciplinary and active association gathering researchers and practitioners from around the world, with a shared interest in people’s interaction with their environment.

The networks

The Networks are interest and research groups formed by IAPS members. They carry out debates, discussion groups, publications, and organise symposia and conferences.

Young researchers

IAPS biannually awards young researchers for excellent research projects and research papers presented at IAPS Young Researchers’ Workshop.

Join IAPS

We hope you are interested in becoming a member of IAPS.  By joining the association, you become better connected to the international community of scholars and practitioners in the field of people environment studies.

News

IAPS Bulletin Call for Contributions

IAPS Bulletin Call for Contributions

Dear IAPS members, We are looking for contributions for the next IAPS Bulletin. If you have published a book, book chapter or/and paper in a scientific journal, please send us the reference and we will add this in the publication section of the Bulletin. Deadline: 30...

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EDRA51 – ARIZONA, USA

EDRA51 – ARIZONA, USA

Deadline for Individual and Group Submissions extended to October 11, 2019 at 11:59 EST The Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) invites practitioners, researchers, and educators to submit their proposals and join the 51st annual conference to collectively...

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What is IAPS?

Formed officially 35 years ago, but with intellectual roots dating back to the ‘60s in the architectural psychology movement, IAPS is a multidisciplinary and active association gathering researchers and practitioners from around the world, with a shared interest in people’s interaction with their environment. Psychology, sociology, geography, design, planning are only a few of the disciplines represented and for these and their representatives, IAPS serves both as a platform for disciplinary discussion, and as a platform for collaboration.

The digital library

A good starting point to get an idea of what we do though, is the IAPS Digital Library, which collects all the abstracts submitted at all IAPS Congresses and is free to browse. An invaluable resource!

The Networks

The Networks are interest and research groups formed by IAPS members. They carry out debates, discussion groups, publications, often posses their own website and organise symposia and conferences.

IAPS 2017

The IAPS 2017 SYMPOSIUM is hosted by the Institute of Human Settlements Studies (IHSS) at Ardhi University (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania).  The theme is Knowledge for climate-proof urban development in rapidly changing environments.

There are several reasons why it is a good idea to join IAPS and become one of its numerous members.

 

IAPS is a lively international association of scholars and practitioners from the disciplines which share a fundamental interest in environment and behaviour studies. These include environmental psychology, architecture, geography, urban design, sociology, interior design, landscape, anthropology, planning and environmental management. The association fosters interdisciplinary study of the transactions and interactions between people and their socio-physical surroundings – including both built and natural environments.