Objects and patterns with curved features are preferred to those with pointed features and sharp angles
Support Mental Restoration/Ease Stress
A new article reviews a bevy of classic studies on workplace stress, and will one day be a classic reference itself.
How does neighborhood design influence or mitigate traffic stress?
Commuting stress influences subsequent workplace behaviors in a way that is similar to noise in an office environment.
Growing research shows that nature, and even images of nature, in a healthcare setting can have dramatic results on patient outcomes.
Adding open bookshelves to a room will make it appear more spacious.
When planning healing heathcare outdoor spaces, here are succinct lists of features to include, and features to avoid.
Restorative experiences are currently a popular field of research. Two recent articles explore the concept of restoration in different contexts.
While certainly lifestyle choices and other factors influence health, urban planners and landscape architects have long espoused the need for interconnected pedestrian networks to promote public health. Greenways are one strategy to create pedestrian connections.
This article examines the source of concern over decorative fountains and water features in hospital environments and raises questions about whether or not evidence exists to substantiate these concerns.