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.
How can store layout and features decrease shoplifting? How can neighbors make their neighborhoods safer?
An interational movement is developing to design houses that are home-y and also tiny.
There is a preferred ratio between solid areas and voids (doors and windows).
There is a new report on daylight in residential environments. This review is comprehensive and addresses a range of useful topics.
A team led by Lichtenfeld has linked seeing the color green and creative performance.
Beale reports on a new design option from Del Webb, which builds communities for people 55 and older – snore rooms.
Researchers have found additional links between metaphorical expressions and how we live in our physical world.
Research conducted by Sreedhari Desai and Francesca Gino confirms the importance of the nonverbal cues we find in our physical environment.
Recent research links traveling through doorways and forgetting.