Making a space a lot more lively doesn't require a big budget
Promote Social Behavior/Support Diversity
Research lead by Thomas indicates that in-office drinking water can have an important effect on employees’ mental and physical health, as well as how they move through their workplace.
Research presented at the American Psychological Association’s (APA) annual conference by Patricia Hasbach provides compelling evidence of the benefits of viewing nature videos.
Why do some spaces feel like homes but not others? Scientists have thoroughly investigated the answer to this question and what they’ve learned should inform the work of designers developing not only homes, but also places such as dormitories, hotels, hospitals, and stores. Yes, stores.
Younan and team linked neighborhood greenspace to less aggressive behavior by adolescents living nearby.
Research by Lauring and his team confirms that multiple factors influence evaluations of art and that art has a special, social role.
Human survival depends on water. So water, inside and outdoors, has a significant effect on human thoughts and behaviors.
Crowding, like taxes, may seem inevitable. Design can make it less likely that people will feel crowded, and this article will review the research on how. Design can also support effective crowd management, for example, during an emergency, and we cover that topic also.
Noise and conflicts, intriguing links
Researchers from the Center for Innovation at the Mayo Clinic studied the design of patient exam rooms.