Silvis reports information shared by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality linking particular healthcare design decisions to quality of care provided.
Well-informed designers know that children do not respond to spaces simply as short adults, and researchers have been carefully investigating walking to school, daylight preferences, and traffic crossing dangers for children.
Nearby nature—new research reveals the difficulties of enticing working adults and children into outdoor spaces, but it also hints at solutions.
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.
Recent research links traveling through doorways and forgetting.
Costa investigated the tendency of people to sit in the same seat each time they are in a public space.
Recent research indicates that brief, brisk (but not running) walks can enhance our ability to remember things.
What does office personalization imply to a patient? How do different user groups view hospital pediatric settings?
The U.S. Green Building Council has assessed the number of LEED credits that can be related to human experience.
Adding white noise to school environments enhances performance of some students, but harms that of others.