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AIA has collected data from 600 architecture firms who specialize in designing residential spaces.
Splashes of colored light in the night skies can be pleasant or unpleasant, just as colors and lights can be used effectively in indoor spaces. One recent article discusses use of colored lights outdoors, while a second discusses the use of color and light in hospital spaces.
Both Talen and Craw et al. recently have completed research related to the design of optimal urban spaces. While Craw and her colleagues have investigated issues related to the graffiti afflicting many areas, Talen has looked more holistically at developing measures for well-designed urban spaces.
This article expolores the effect of two different sorts of gambling environments on emotional experience.
Nature in and around residential homes can be valued in many ways. Two studies emphasize the value of nature on ameliorating proximity to retail land uses and increasing neighborhood satisfaction.
Finally, John Zeisel has updated his 1981 classic, Inquiry by Design!
This book covers the issues of project management from the average practitioner's point of view.
John Zeisel’s new edition of Inquiry by Design on Environment–Behavior methods reminds us of how this field has advanced in the last 25 years. Simultaneously, Zeisel’s last chapter, which connects E–B to Neuroscience, points to where this vital field is going. Research results are continually expanding and deepening our knowledge of healthy environments, and we pass that information on to you.
This classic article explains how color saturation and brightness can influence emotions.
Back and white representations of paintings elicited different reactions from viewers than did the full-color versions.