How does aesthetics influence our reactions to museum art and, by extension, objects and environments?
How to design environmental cues that influence waiting behavior.
Researchers have investigated the design of environments that promote children’s health, from pediatric hospitals to neighborhood streets to play areas.
How does coherence among objects influences people’s psychological responses?
Several new research tools/methodologies are available to designers, and could be useful to those needed acoustical, aesthetic, statistical or worker satisfaction measures.
More research supports the connection between the physical environment and neighborhood social relations, and adds to our understanding about specific features that draw both old and young outdoors.
This work is a classic because its discussion of the visceral experience of environments is simultaneously thorough, philosophical, and lyrical.
Attendees left with an array of useful insights, including reflections on the value of design and how design can support specific desired behaviors.
Research has assessed the financial implications of adopting biophilic design into designed environments including workplaces, hospitals, retail environments and schools.
Color-related research continues to produce findings useful to designers selecting hues, saturations, and color brightness levels to encourage particular psychological effects.