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Optimal Urban Design

Both Talen and Craw et al. recently have completed research related to the design of optimal urban spaces. While Craw and her colleagues have investigated issues related to the graffiti afflicting many areas, Talen has looked more holistically at developing measures for well-designed urban spaces.

Childhood Memories May Play a Positive Role in Restorative Garden Design For Alzheimer's Care Facilities

Environmental designers have only recently focused on the therapeutic effects of the outdoor environment upon those with Alzheimer’s disease. A recent study provides new insights for those who are trying to meet the challenges of improving the quality of life for those affected by this devastating disease.

Design Psychology

Design Psychology makes use of the emotional factor in people’s responses to the environment. In fact, design psychology is unique in its recognition of the critical role emotion plays in the way people react to their physical surroundings.


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