What sort of premium do people pay for living near iconic architecture, such as a Frank Lloyd Wright home? Ahlfeldt and Mastro researched “the willingness of homebuyers to pay for co-location with iconic architecture.
Designers are often called upon to be creative, and some also may live in several countries during the course of their lives. Tadmor, Galinsky, and Maddux “discovered that the simple act of living abroad was not enough to bolster creative and professional success.
The Signage Foundation shares, at the web address below, a report on the economic value derived from on-premise signs.
Research Design Connections regularly discusses how aspects of personality, for example extraversion-introversion, influence supportive place design.
People interested in urban design will find Speck’s book useful, even if they do not generally focus on designing to enhance the health of the public or the planet.
Michael Findlay, well known internationally as an art dealer, has written a practical review of the “values” of art.
It generally seems cooler inside Mediterranean courtyards than in the surrounding streets.
Research recently completed by the Interactive Autism Network and lead by Dr. Paul Law, indicates that nearly half, of children with autism wander – or run- out of their homes, schools, etc., “and more than half of these children go missing.”
Victoria Newhouse has written an intriguing review of acoustics in performance venues, such as concert halls.