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.
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When SEI, a leading provider of investment accounting and administrative services, developed a workplace environment consistent with its organizational culture, it reaped significant rewards.
Men and women sitting with good posture have different responses to learning that they have performed well on an intelligence test, according to a recent study.
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment has identified 20 questions that should be answered by developers building new homes and the local government authorities that govern their activities.
Desmet and Hekkert identify the three elements of subjective experience present during human-product interaction; these intertwined components of experience are also relevant to response to places.
Researchers have found that music in used in three ways by listeners.
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.
Three articles highlight practical workplace design guidelines as they relate to communication between co-workers, organizational knowledge, and office functionality.
Design tips for white lighting emerge from vision, photobiology, and human factors research.
There is a wealth of new information on the effects of light on health and implications for practical lighting design.