Where seats are placed determines how comfortable we are in sitting in them--for more than one reason.
Denser trees linked to strong social ties.
Effective floor plans share certain features.
Design supports collaboration when relevant research informs decisions.
Koles and Nagy identify advantages virtual workplaces have compared to physical ones.
Environmental psychologists have, for some time, acknowledged that eye contact plays a role in forming bonds between individuals.
Scientists have learned more about how individuals communicate via scents.
What are common characteristics of spaces supportive to consensus-building?
A new student center at Gallaudet University supports deaf users in a number of ways. Others seem, on reflection, to be appropriate for any well-designed space.