A doctoral student at the University of Manchester has identified many features of school buildings that have negative social repercussions.
Building on previous research showing that men and women have different strategies for learning how to find their way through spaces.
Navigating from one place to another across several floors is a complex process.
Kenneth Helphand presents case studies of unlikely gardens in Defiant Gardens: Making Gardens in Wartime.
People who have more experience working with photographs are better able to process photographic information than those who do not.
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) used case studies and interviews with content experts to develop guidelines for risk-aware and not risk-averse design of public spaces.
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) has identified design features present in a diverse set of successful streets in the United Kingdom. CABE feels that successful streets “respond to the demands of climate change and shifts in culture.”
Teleworkers find their homes restorative.
Landscapes with higher levels of spatial evenness (“landscapes with mixtures of different landcover types of approximately equal area providing variety”) are perceived as more beautiful.
Male office workers participating in a recent study had more positive perceptions of an open-plan workplace than female co-workers.