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 - July

Research Conversations

Well designed lobbies are organizational assets.

Meeting area design can make successful sessions more likely.

What we touch matters, a lot.

Biophilic design, in action

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

“Every design is a hypothesis waiting to be tested.”

Create spaces for people with varying sensory capabilities

Review of optimal retail design practices

Developing quiet and healthy cities

Eliminating LED induced glare

Lighting that makes desirable behavior more likely

More links between temperature and opinions

Designing to smooth prisoner/guard interactions

Book Reviews

New insights on soundscapes