Date of Award

Summer 6-1-2019

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Ines M. Miyares

Second Advisor

Jochen Albrecht


Aesthetic perception is an important field of interest in many aspects of everyday human life. It affects individual and social unconscious behavior and is strongly related to the decision-making processes in the human mind. The current study can serve as an important prototype for planning purposes and social and environmental justice among the regional units of New York City. With the current scientific sphere lacking a comprehensive methodology for assessing social superstructure, an aesthetic framework has the potential for success in evaluating the aspects of sustainable and resilient urban development.



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