Authors in the United States had given contributions considerable for the firmamento of Ambient Psychology as Irwin Altman one of the precursors of the ambient research that developed the theory of the regulation of the privacy; Daniel Stokols pondered the impact of the overpopulation in a restricted space on the individual attitudes; Kenneth Craik considered theories to approach and to understand the relations between personality and environment; J. Russel and L. Wards had made the inventory of the progressos in the domain of ambient psychology in the Annual Review of Psychology (Annual Revision of Psychology). In France. the Soft ones developed space concept; Perla Serfaty-Garzon contributed with the understanding of the private and public space and close space of the house; Gustave-Nicolas Eischer considered an analysis of the industrial space and ambient evaluation of the work space (MORVAL, 2007).
The development of Ambient Psychology in Brazilian territory occurs in parallel the events in other countries, had the formation of many professionals to have been in the exterior and/or to keep contact with institutions through international congresses. It was created in 2001 the Net of Psicologia Latin American Ambiental (REPALA), composed for a site () and a list of quarrel congregating professional and students of diverse areas and some countries with objective to change information (PINE, 2003). In Brazil, in 1990 in the Institute of Psychology of the University of Brasilia the denomination was used for the first time Laboratory of Psicologia Ambiental (LPA), co-ordinated currently for Prof. Hartmut Gnther, come back toward studies on techniques and methods of research, having as main field the city of Brasilia. The Laboratory of Partner-Ambient Psychology was created and Interveno of USP (LAPSI) e, together with the International Association People-Environment Studies (International Association for Person-Environment Studies) – IAPS, had carried through meeting with some similar representatives of the area and, having made possible presentation of works, contributing for the spreading of the field of studies in domestic territory.