People who inhale carbon dioxide panic.
Approximately one quarter of American women with a domestic partner report that they sleep in a different bed or room than their significant other.
Ultimately, citizens design public spaces.
Too many personal objects in view within a workspace tarnish a professional image.
Several different configurations of walls and underfloor air distribution systems have been shown to meet normal speech privacy standards.
Khan et al.’s recent study confirms that there is a cross-cultural system of odors that are perceived as pleasant.
Ferguson and his colleagues link everyday smells in the workplace (hot food, paint, smoke, coffee, etc.) with physical complaints such as back aches and fatigue.
The reasons clients are visiting hotel spas are diversifying, complicating the jobs of spa designers.
Providing lighting to workers that they perceive as higher quality has a positive association with their workplace experience.
The Center for the Built Environment (CBE) recently completed a survey of 34,169 occupants of 215 buildings (90% in the US, 10% in Canada and Finland) that indicated that many individuals working in office buildings are unhappy with the thermal comfort or the air quality in these buildings.