Eliana Weiner

Eliana Weiner

New York, NY, US


Capstone, Senior Thesis

My senior capstone project explored the impact of spatial and environmental factors on emotion and cognition in the learning environment. In order to explore this relationship, I built an installation on campus, conducted a student survey, and wrote a research paper on the topics. The goal for the installation was to create a momentary experience that instilled an awareness of one’s self in the space, both physically and mentally. The survey and research paper focused on the role of communal spaces and lounges in the learning experience; how the aesthetics of the space have the potential to increase relaxation and productivity and minimize stress and anxiety.

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Status: School Project
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US