Kim has reviewed research on workplace design, synthesizing “research drawn from environmental design, organizational ecology, social psychology, architecture, political science, and business and public administration.”
Promote Social Behavior/Support Diversity
Rashid and his colleagues investigated the relationship between green workplace design and workers’ environmental awareness (EA) and perceptions of organizational image (OI).
Rashid studied the implications of colocating members of an organization who had previously worked at dispersed sites.
Religious symbols in place can remind people about their religious beliefs.
Environmental psychologists have been saying for years that too much transparency (literally) in workplaces and elsewhere can create difficult situations.
A new study confirms that, as environmental psychologists learned long ago, we become friendly with people we interact with regularly because we all share some element of our environment, such as a walkway to our front doors, and the resulting friendships enhance our well being.
Better support for learning
Plass and colleagues report that all humans lip read to understand speech.
Create high-value sidewalks
Stair design influences our mental and physical health.