Seeing a musical performance influences the experience.
The Center for the Built Environment (CBE) recently completed a survey of 34,169 occupants of 215 buildings (90% in the US, 10% in Canada and Finland) that indicated that many individuals working in office buildings are unhappy with the thermal comfort or the air quality in these buildings.
Human beings do not accurately predict how they will feel emotionally after making a decision.
Ian Sinclair, a Canadian architect, uses material culled from his own professional experience and a review of the literature to make a number of suggestions for “designing environments that inspire nurses to perform at the top of their game.”
Women prefer redder colors than men do.
The Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer has prepared a comprehensive guide to the use of directional lighting.
Conservatives are less creative than liberals.
Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) recently hosted an insightful presentation on green building.
Schwartz reviews classic psychological studies to detail subtle ways in which how a question is asked influences the answer received.
Removing physical barriers separating pedestrians from automobiles can increase pedestrian safety by making both pedestrians and drivers more alert to potentially dangerous situations.