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Enhance Satisfaction/Quality of Life
Resources and security have important effects
Urban and Sailer investigated the relationship between workplace green building certification and occupant satisfaction.
Decades ago Csikszentmihalyi introduced the world to “flow.”
Significant variations in IEQ satisfaction identified
Wang and Shao collected data over 30 days in a university library.
Stahlberg, Palmquist, and Nordin have learned that people with irritable bowel syndrome are also likely to have environmental sensitivities; their findings should inform the development of gastrointestinal clinics and similar spaces where concentrations of people with irritable bowel syndrome are more likely to be found.
Art has a significant effect on how people live their lives, how they think and behave. Science-informed art selection, placement, and labeling can enhance mental and physical wellbeing.
The design and placement of windows influence the comfort, health, and mood of people in a structure. They also signal to us what we can expect to happen in a building and who we’re likely to meet there. Windows are much more than just holes in walls.
A conceptual and practical overview of key insights