Dewar and her colleagues make the case for wakeful resting, a state that can be supported by design.
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Mary Immordino-Yang and colleagues have completed an analysis of existing research and conclude that “the long-lost art of introspection – even daydreaming – my be an increasingly valuable part of life.”
Maxwell and Schectman comprehensively evaluated student perceptions of school building quality and the educational repercussions of those assessments.
The Daylighting Collaborative presents daylighting design guidelines at the web address noted below.
Students' preferred collaborative places have unique features.
Can artificial light help students learn? Do professors prefer open-plan offices?
Appropriate school design has a significant influence on learning and the satisfaction of teachers and students with educational environments.
Baron examines “the interpretive processes historians engage in when ‘reading’ historic buildings,” “examines what qualifies as historical thinking about historic buildings and sites,” and ponders using historic buildings as an educational tool.
Singh and colleagues reviewed the existing research on adolescent physical activity and academic performance.
Well-informed designers know that children do not respond to spaces simply as short adults, and researchers have been carefully investigating walking to school, daylight preferences, and traffic crossing dangers for children.