The Cost-Effective Open-Plan Environments (COPE) project has been an important source of information to workplace designers.
Susan Rodiek and her colleagues have developed an extraordinarily valuable tool for people creating outdoor spaces for the elderly.
The author summarizes much of the most important environmental psychology research related to the design of learning spaces, and her 2004 e-book remains valuable.
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) has created a valuable resource for designers of primary schools.
As Christopher Hawthorne recently described in the Los Angeles Times (January, 24, 2010), large digital screens in public spaces significantly change the experience of being in those built environments.
Want to know how walkable an area is?
This book is about how the fashion, financial, telecommunications, and automotive industries are using architectural design worldwide to communicate their brands.
School acoustics is only one aspect of a successful school plan. Three web sites provide additional useful information to inform school, playground, and outdoor space design.
Healing Gardens, edited by Clare Cooper Marcus and Marni Barnes, is a comprehensive resource, bringing together many experts to discuss the general issues—and also the fine points—of healing gardens. Martha Tyson’s book, in contrast, concentrates more on the design process of creating a healing garden.
The most recent issue of NeuroRehabilitation focuses on important factors to consider when designing homes for people with neurodisability