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.
Many recent workplace design projects encourage work outside company owned/rented office buildings and the increasing number of distributed teams means that some work groups have little or no face-to-face contact with each other.
Adolescents seem to be chronically sleep deprived and new research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute provides information about how light in schools and homes can be used to counter that condition.
People interested in urban design will find Speck’s book useful, even if they do not generally focus on designing to enhance the health of the public or the planet.
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.