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2007 Blogs

Balcetis’ and Dunning’s work has shown that “the motivation to resolve cognitive dissonance affects the visual perception of physical environments.” 

2007 Blogs

Many people working in offices in the United States and Great Britain, not just those “performing repetitive or routine work,” are bored.

2007 Blogs

Children from 8-15 in a recent test generally preferred landscape paintings of scenes with prospect, or “an unimpeded opportunity to see” into the distance. 

2007 Blogs

People with particular demographic and personality profiles tend to prefer certain sorts of art.

2007 - Issue 3

The space syntax community continues to actively research human interaction by studying how people move and behave in buildings, neighborhoods, and cities.

2007 - Issue 3

Hillier’s classic, 1996 introduction to the concepts of space syntax, Space is the Machine, has been enhanced and reissued electronically by Space Syntax Limited.

2007 - Issue 3

How can Maslow’s self-actualization theory help in the design of homeless shelters?

2007 - Issue 3

Architecture can encourage group innovation, but it does not dictate innovative thoughts. Allen and Henn detail the relationship between organizational factors, space, and innovation.

2007 - Issue 3

Schools function best when their physical environment reflects their organizational culture, as it is defined by teachers and pupils.

2007 - Issue 3

American, English, Korean, and Japanese have different responses to color palettes representing combinations of several colors that might be used together in an interior space.

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