Criteria for designing successful common dorm spaces.
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A review of the research and two important resources for those designing spaces that are pleasing acoustically.
In October 2011 a team of professionals (architects, campus administrators, and higher education association leaders) met with students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison “to consider the relationship between physical place and campus community.”
Researchers at Durham University explored the learning repercussions of multi—touch, multi-user desks.
Recent research at Johns Hopkins confirms previous research linking negative outcomes to human experience of light at night.
Nugent provides many practical suggestions for the design of residential common areas that college students are likely to use.
New studies in school design research are particularly applicable as teachers adapt more active forms of learning.
What do designers need to know about personal learning environments?
Researchers have investigated the design of environments that promote children’s health, from pediatric hospitals to neighborhood streets to play areas.
Dewar and her colleagues make the case for wakeful resting, a state that can be supported by design.