The Center for the Built Environment at the University of California, Berkeley has presented its 2020 Livable Building Award to the renovation and expansion of Lick-Wilmerding High School in San Francisco.
Optimize Learning Outcomes
Sophisticated test of multiple conditions
The Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer, has released materials that can support the development of energy efficient circadian lighting n classrooms and hospitals.
Research completed by a Mullen-lead team not only confirms the value of air outside being fresh, but also the advantages of air brought into buildings being “scrubbed.”
Research confirms that trees do indeed add value to our lives.
Brink and colleagues evaluated links between college/university classroom conditions and student performance.
Van den Bogerd and colleagues studied the effects of having plants in a university and secondary school classrooms.
Wood use implications reported
Child-focused design decoded
Recent research by Gao, Fillmore, and Scullin confirms the value of repeated exposure to the same stimuli during the learning process; it also validates the powerful links between memories and sensory stimuli and the fact that linked memories can be reactivated when stimuli are repeated.