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This insightful article broadly reviews the influence of the physical environment on child development.
Recent work has probed perceptions of privacy in the workplace. Participants with higher partitions around their workplaces had significantly higher levels of perceived privacy.
People's responses to specific neighborhoods and outdoor areas can vary greatly, and these subjective reactions are often difficult to quantify. A new tool, though, may help.
Familiar routes through urban space seem to have longer apparent distances.
A comprehensive new resource examines lighting quality and perception and their relation to work performace outcomes.
While certainly lifestyle choices and other factors influence health, urban planners and landscape architects have long espoused the need for interconnected pedestrian networks to promote public health. Greenways are one strategy to create pedestrian connections.
Personal control over the physical workspace led to higher perceived group cohesiveness and job satisfaction.
Many studies have been done on pedestrian motivations, values, and constraints. A recent article concisely summarizes much of the research, and uses it to support a design framework for walkable cities and neighborhoods.
Vischer’s new book should be a welcome addition to the library of anyone who manages or designs office environments.
Research about how people experience places can involve many methods, and those methods are constantly being refined. The dynamic methods in this issue highlight the expanding quest to understand how to create great places. We are proud to continue to present this research to you, and in fact, this issue starts our fifth year of publishing. Good design makes a difference. Let’s spread the word!