Niki Harre, a professor at the University of Auckland, is making available free at the website noted below a book length discussion of “strategies to inspire sustainability.”
Worldchanging “is an online, open-source community dedicated to improving living conditions through innovative and sustainable design.”
The Center for the Built Environment at the University of California Berkeley conferred its 2011 Livable Buildings Award on the Enermodal Engineering Headquarters building (Robertson Simmons Architects Inc.) in Kitchener, Ontario.
The Sustainable Cities Collective focuses on sharing information that promotes the development of sustainable communities.
The Center for Health Design has prepared a glossary of healthcare design terms.
Designers are often asked to discuss how their work relates to the lived experiences of people with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).
Morgan reviews the research supporting therapeutic uses of nature and discusses several recent projects that have put the resulting scientific findings to good use.
Badger reviews research related to the planning of suburban communities, and shares that information with readers outside the design world.
MIT has just made available, free of charge, a useful tool for designers.
A team of researchers affiliated with the MIT Media Lab and the Macro Connections group are using modern tools to investigate thoughts generated by urban spaces.