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.
Scientific research conducted by Steelcase has identified six patterns of work. All six, as well as related design suggestions, are profiled at the web address below.
Wine labels influence the amount of food consumed and perceptions of the wine itself.
The physical environment and employee behavior both influence patron experience in table-service restaurants.
V shapes capture and hold our attention.
The British Council of Offices has identified four purposes served by an office building’s site.
Men and women differ in their responses to hotel room design.
Balcetis’ and Dunning’s work has shown that “the motivation to resolve cognitive dissonance affects the visual perception of physical environments.”