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2006 - Issue 4

Analyzing the spatial layout, or the floorplate, of work environments is starting to produce information useful for practitioners.

2006 - Issue 4

With care, electrochromic (EC) windows can be used to enhance the quality of the work environment.

2006 - Issue 4

Research has uncovered several ways that physical environments can encourage people to climb stairs.

2006 - Issue 4

Curved contours on objects are preferred to sharp angled contours.  This finding has implications for the design of places, and for furniture.

2006 - Issue 4

Adding open bookshelves to a room will make it appear more spacious.

2006 - Issue 4

Growing research shows that nature, and even images of nature, in a healthcare setting can have dramatic results on patient outcomes.

2006 - Issue 4

The factors influencing the quality of life differ for people who have lived for less than five years in a community compared to those who have lived there for more than 15 years.

2006 - Issue 4

Commuting stress influences subsequent workplace behaviors in a way that is similar to noise in an office environment.

2006 - Issue 4

When people are emotionally ambivalent, or simultaneously experiencing positive and negative emotions, creative thinking might be enhanced.

2006 - Issue 3

Restorative experiences are currently a popular field of research. Two recent articles explore the concept of restoration in different contexts.

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