The UK’s Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) is making available free, at the website listed below, a guide to designing streets that are hospitable for people with poor vision.
Increase Security-Safely/Perceived Security-Safety
Across the country, colleges and universities are adding clear windows to the doors of professors’ offices to make it possible to monitor activity inside.
What connections are there between physical form of neighborhoods and human behavior?
Perceived safety is a factor when people lay out their bedrooms.
Feeling relaxed in the presence of nature may increase risk for drivers.
Americans feel more relaxed and safer on rural highways according to a study recently conducted at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Excellence in Rural Safety.
Cesario and his colleagues have investigated how place design influences responses to threatening stimuli.
We are temporarily blinded by surprise, and a research team based at Vanderbilt University has recently investigated this phenomena.
Familiarity can be a problem.
Evidence from two recent studies support the view that trees and grass around public housing sites can reduce some aggression and deter crime. Originally published in Issue 1, 2002.