All of us with healthy eyes have peripheral vision, and some designers consider peripheral views when planning spaces.
The physical environments around us broadcast all sorts of messages.
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed classrooms that support student use of their own laptops during classes that require access to computers.
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) has created a valuable resource for designers of primary schools.
Zhong and her colleagues have investigated the link between lighting levels and behavior in several studies with implications or the design of indoor and outdoor public and private spaces – anyplace where ethical behavior is desired.
Wineman and her colleagues have integrated studies of spatial layouts and social networks to study innovation.
The culture we have created is now affecting our genetic evolution and influencing the ways that we interact with the world around us: “Many genes for taste and smell show signs of selective pressure,” for example.
Ng has reviewed the existing studies related to home offices for teleworkers and determined that effective home offices share many design attributes with successful corporate offices.
Familiarity can be a problem.
More generations are living under the same roof, according to a recent survey by Coldwell Banker Real Estate reported by Yahoo News.