sensory science

Location, Location, Location (02-23-12)

Quelch and Jocz focus on retail environments, but their major points, including the importance of continuing to recognize local cultures as business decisions are made, are applicable to design of other sorts of spaces, from workplaces to public parks to healthcare facilities and residences. 

Landscape Architecture Review (02-22-12)

Richardson reviews the work of contemporary landscape architects and designers, and the 50 firms profiled reflect the diversity of contemporary (approximately last decade) design.

Wayfinding Review (02-10-12)

Murphy, the CEO of GNU, a wayfinding consulting firm, has written a very readable overview of important wayfinding concepts, that is available free at the website noted below.