The design and construction of an apartment house Is a venture of considerable moment for all parties Involved, such as proprietor, architect, contractors, local authorities, and the like. The same is true for the tenant who eventually decides to move in; it is he or she who will have to live with the consequences of that decision. Although the evidence for close and causal relationships between aspects of the built environment on the one hand and measures of subjective well-being on the other is scarce (Mtlhlich et al., 1978), this may partly be due to inadequate research paradigms used.