RDC's Editor on the Implications of Design

Sally Augustin, RDC's Publisher and Editor, is interviewed in this New York Times article.


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RDC 2014 - August

Research Conversations

Well designed spiritual environments are community assets.

Sleeping area design can make "good sleeps" more likely.

Stair design influences our mental and physical health.

Designing to support air travelers special needs isn't easy.

Are You Sure?

 Think all design-related research is only common sense? That you know the results without investigating? Maybe not.  People respond to their environment based on many factors. Check out some non-intuitive examples here.



PlaceCoach News Alerts

A new design protocol - that works!

Help with a perennial concern

Create high-value sidewalks

Insights on clutter busting

Strategies to make injuries less likely

Optimizing collective living experiences

Studying outside comfort zones

What do landscapes say about their owners?

Book Reviews

Insights on creating for cultures