Munch and his team’s recent research on office lighting is particularly important since as a result of flexible and longer work hours many people find themselves in their offices in the early evening.
Designers often observe situations to inform their work.
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.
Huang and his colleagues investigated the influence of authenticity on perceptions of art.
Frankel and Bar-Haim, who are associated with Tel Aviv University, learned that the sensory systems of anxious people are not hyper-vigilant as previously believed, but instead not as alert as those in the non-anxious.
Worldchanging “is an online, open-source community dedicated to improving living conditions through innovative and sustainable design.”
Anyone involved with the design of healthcare environments, particularly those to be used by children and adolescents, should review the case study at the website below, which focuses on a children’s hospital in Sydney, Australia.
A soon to be published study, authored by Brett Martin of the Queensland University of Technology confirms that people dislike being crowded, even when holiday shopping.
Lee presents additional evidence of the positive psychological effects of gardening.
The Center for the Built Environment at the University of California Berkeley conferred its 2011 Livable Buildings Award on the Enermodal Engineering Headquarters building (Robertson Simmons Architects Inc.) in Kitchener, Ontario.