Regular readers to this blog are familiar with a number of ways that the physical environment can be used to enhance mood.
Hua and her colleagues examined the relationship between worker-perceived support for collaboration, individual workstation characteristics, and floor-plan layout.
Roest and Rindfleisch have determined that there are significant reasons to design a restaurant so that it looks like other restaurants of the same type.
Kampfe, Sedimeier, and Renkewitz analyzed information from several studies of the effects of background music on cognitive performance.
New evidence indicates that the physical form of our brain causes us to literally see the same scene differently than others, whose brains inevitably are not identical to ours.
Goldman and her colleagues discuss the importance of amenities, such as lobbies designed like those in 5-star hotels and “magnificent views,” when consumers are making decisions about hospital services.
Brager and Baker investigated occupant satisfaction in mixed-mode buildings.
What sort of architectural elements are most likely to be present in buildings where people get lost most frequently?
Maddux and his colleagues studied cultural differences in the endowment effect (the tendency of owners to value objects more than potential buyers of those objects).
High-intensity teleworkers have higher levels of job satisfaction than people who work primarily in collocated offices.