Weinstein and her colleagues have confirmed the value of being exposed to nature.
Increase Security-Safely/Perceived Security-Safety
Reconciling conflicting goals
Kondo and her team found that greening vacant lots influences the occurrence of various sorts of crimes in different ways.
Researchers investigated links between area walkability and actual/perceived neighborhood quality.
Use light's power to create spaces where humans thrive
To live their best lives, people must feel—and be—physically safe. Design can make both perceived and actual security more likely.
Data collected in England and Wales indicates that reducing street lighting does not necessarily produce calamitous results.
Signs tell us what we should do and how we should do it. Sometimes the messages that we “read” from them are consistent with the objectives of the people who’ve designed the signs and other times they’re not. What distinguishes effective signs from ineffective ones?
Soundscaping scary spaces
Lapham and her team investigated how conditions in parks influence their use.