Data collected by de Dear and his team indicates that primary and secondary school students’ assessments of the temperatures in schools depends on their life experiences.
Optimize Learning Outcomes
More reasons to design in movement
Kok, Mobach, and Omta collected additional evidence indicating that environmental conditions are perceived to influence student performance.
Lumpkin and his team determined that when students study in code compliant schools they perform better on standardized tests.
Autism treatment center design case study
Benden and his colleagues investigated how providing students with stand-biased desks (taller desks equipped with footrests for one foot while students stand and tall-ish stools) instead of conventional school desks influenced experiences at school.
Better support for learning
Research conducted in Finland supports the design of school playgrounds that encourage active living.
Studying outside comfort zones
Sleeping area design can make "good sleeps" more likely.