Balcetis’ and Dunning’s work has shown that “the motivation to resolve cognitive dissonance affects the visual perception of physical environments.”
Enhance Satisfaction/Quality of Life
Many people working in offices in the United States and Great Britain, not just those “performing repetitive or routine work,” are bored.
Hands, heads and feet help sense temperature, so they should be considered when installing heating or cooling.
Several recent articles have addressed the relationship between home-based work and the experience of being home.
Open-plan workplaces are not popular with the people who use them, but thoughtful design can help.
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) used case studies and interviews with content experts to develop guidelines for risk-aware and not risk-averse design of public spaces.
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) has identified design features present in a diverse set of successful streets in the United Kingdom. CABE feels that successful streets “respond to the demands of climate change and shifts in culture.”
For people to derive the most psychological benefit from their summer vacation, vacation time needs to be spent outdoors.
The size of individual rooms in single resident occupancy (SRO) buildings (also known as SRO hotels) is not as significant an influence on resident satisfaction as the design of resident rooms and their proximity to small, shared kitchens and secure bathrooms.
Both blind and sighted people have similar associations to circles and squares, indicating strong consistencies in the interpretations of these abstract shapes.