An Evaluation of the Concepts of Well-Being in Architecture and Design: A Theoretical and Conceptual Approach

Emine Banu Burkut, Nazende Yılmaz

© 2024 Emine Banu Burkut, published by UIKTEN. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International. (CC BY-NC 4.0).

Citation Information: SAR Journal. Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 90-98, ISSN 2619-9955,, June 2024.

Received: 16 April 2024.
Revised:   27 May 2024.
Accepted: 01 June 2024.
Published: 28 June 2024.


This article aims to evaluate design approaches and publications related to well-being in architecture, interior architecture, and design. What is well-being for this purpose? What methodologies have been used in studies investigating the relationship between architecture, design, and well-being? Where have studies on the relationships between architecture, design, and well-being been conducted globally? Research data on well-being, including architecture and interior design, was searched in databases using keywords; architecture categories well-being and architecture, interior architecture, architectural design, design. The research utilized scientific mapping methods for analysis. This data analysis on architecture and well-being serves as an essential foundation for future research. According to the results of this research the most effective publications and keywords on well-being are revealed. In addition, this research provides an up-to-date perspective on the subject.

Keywords – well-being, design for well-being, architecture for well-being, architecture, interior design.


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