Both blind and sighted people have similar associations to circles and squares, indicating strong consistencies in the interpretations of these abstract shapes.
Peacock interviewed residents of naturally-built homes about the experience of living in these structures and noted several themes in their comments.
Aslam’s research has identified current color associations in a number of cultures.
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) encourages urban planners to incorporate reasonable levels of risk into public spaces, by making users risk-aware.
The Continental Automated Building Association (CABA) Internet Home Alliance Research Council polled 602 homeowners 25-64 years old with broadband access and household incomes of over $35,000 a year to learn more about how they are using their kitchens today and what technological innovations they would be most interested in adding to their kitchens.
The unique needs of adults with special needs based on their psychological or physical condition are increasingly being recognized, which has ramifications for the design of workplaces, homes, stores, restaurants, healthcare facilities, and other physical environments.
Routes through forested areas should consider diversity in walkers’ sound experiences.
Residential units at floor level add to street appeal.
How can planners plan for, or maintain, diverse social neighborhoods? Perhaps using tools from landscape ecology can help urban designers gain new insights into these neighborhoods.
Our eyes change as we age, but use of specific lighting techniques can insure clearer vision for older adults.