People developing vacation spots, or other sorts of places, need a good understanding of how design can help humans restock their mental energy.
How does coherence among objects influences people’s psychological responses?
More research supports the connection between the physical environment and neighborhood social relations, and adds to our understanding about specific features that draw both old and young outdoors.
Troy and his colleagues investigated the relationship between tree cover and crime.
The design and management of the natural environments available to suburbanites and city dwellers have a significant influence on the well-being of humans and their planet.
Richardson reviews the work of contemporary landscape architects and designers, and the 50 firms profiled reflect the diversity of contemporary (approximately last decade) design.
Mabey has written a wonderfully intriguing book that will fascinate people who have a professional interest in landscape design, as well as anyone who is interested in how humans and plants co-exist.
Thoughtfully classifying public space and privately-owned spaces accessible to the public can lead to a clearer analysis of the design context and help optimize the design solution.
Dunn effectively discusses how we have altered essential parts of our human chemistry by eliminating species with whom we evolved from our lives.
How can we create cities that make us healthy and happy? Researchers are answering that question with unique studies, from how trees affect pregnancy outcomes to the importance of designing cities for young people.