Task complexity determines the appropriate design of a workplace.
Environment-behavior specialists have learned a great deal about the optimal design of spaces for learning.
To combat the obesity epidemic in the developed world, some architects are designing physical environments that encourage people to use stairs instead of elevators.
Workplace floorplans influence employee communication, which influences employee performance.
The reasons clients are visiting hotel spas are diversifying, complicating the jobs of spa designers.
Researchers have found that dampness or mold in a home is associated with resident depression.
Evaluations of both tactile and visual information influence overall aesthetic assessments of attractiveness.
Providing lighting to workers that they perceive as higher quality has a positive association with their workplace experience.
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.