Recent research at Johns Hopkins confirms previous research linking negative outcomes to human experience of light at night.
Researchers from the University of Utrecht (Semin, de Groot, Smeets, Kaldewaij, and Duijndam) have confirmed that humans use chemical signals to communicate emotional states to other humans.
Selecting products that are well designed seems to reaffirm a person’s positive opinions about themselves.
What sort of premium do people pay for living near iconic architecture, such as a Frank Lloyd Wright home?
The Signage Foundation shares, at the web address below, a report on the economic value derived from on-premise signs.
Research Design Connections regularly discusses how aspects of personality, for example extraversion-introversion, influence supportive place design.
Michael Findlay, well known internationally as an art dealer, has written a practical review of the “values” of art.
Lourenco and Longo have conducted research confirming that what humans perceive is influenced by their emotional state.
Research recently completed by scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the State University of New York Upstate Medical University indicates that designers should ensure that spaces they develop have adequate ventilation.
It generally seems cooler inside Mediterranean courtyards than in the surrounding streets.