Design can encourage desired behaviors.
Increase Security-Safely/Perceived Security-Safety
Neighborhoods that are perceived as safe are less stressful places to be than those that seem dangerous.
Spending time role-playing in video games dulls people to real life sensory experiences.
Bjornstrom and Ralston investigated the relationship between the built environment and perceived social cohesion.
Transparent word labels, such as “push,” on glass doors can be problematic.
Researchers from Princeton and the University of California-Berkeley have investigated links between weather variability and human behavior.
The color red can promote many emotions and reactions, as well as increase our ability to sense an angry mood.
Does permitting left turns when green arrows are not present make pedestrians’ lives more dangerous?
New research on crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) dovetails with previous findings.
As spring plantings and trimmings begin, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) becomes especially topical.