Personality Assessments in Architects’ Offices: An Empirical Investigation of the Relationship between Personality Types, Forms and Productivity in Office Interior

  •  Zahra Poursafar    
  •  Lewlyn Rodrigues    
  •  Rama Devi    


Purpose; this is an empirical research, concerned with the relationship between Personality types and Form of the Furniture, with the productivity consideration. The outcome does not emphasize the interactional processes among employees; it will establish a link between Psychology, Architecture and Productivity.

Methodology; the primary data for the survey was collected from a self-administered questionnaire from 202 employees through the online survey and hard copy. The survey study was conducted to the employees of the Architect’s office in Iran and India.

Result; the study revealed that Personality types in Architects’ offices has a significant influence on the employees’ preferences regarding Form of the Furniture, but it had not impacted on their Productivity. Besides, Form selections in these offices had a significant influence on the employees’ Productivity.

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