The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) has released the final report of Boys, Melhuish, and Wilson, the team awarded SCUP’s 2013-2014 M. Perry Chapman Prize.
Optimize Learning Outcomes
Lighting that makes desirable behavior more likely
Direct links to nature affect students and teachers.
Value of green views explained.
Environmental energy levels and planned activities align for successful design.
Classrooms should not be visually complex.
Best plan: coordinate postures
Hot? Need to think? Turn on the AC
Previous research has shown that educational advantages accrue when vegetation is visible through school windows.
Humans need territories.