Humans are permanently interacting with their environment. On the one hand, human behaviour and perception are influenced by the environment. On the other hand, humans shape their environment with their actions. The application of theories and methods from environmental psychology is crucial for creating sustainable and satisfying living spaces in various fields, like in housing, work environments, mobility or spatial and urban planning. In this article we provide an overview of environmental psychology in Austria by introducing recent and ongoing research projects. Based on the presented topics, we demonstrate the importance of this domain in practice and research, and claim emphasizing the domains relevance in practice and academia.