Peacock interviewed residents of naturally-built homes about the experience of living in these structures and noted several themes in their comments.
The way that people think about their relationships with others influences their preferences for different sorts of shapes.
Smelling sweet smells associated with sweet tasting foods (such as caramel) increases pain tolerance.
People e-mailed requests to participate in an online survey (whether the survey itself or a link to the survey appears in the e-mail) often forward these requests on to other people, which results in what is known as the “pass-along” effect.
Ceiling height influences how people function in a space.
Aslam’s research has identified current color associations in a number of cultures.
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment has identified 20 questions that should be answered by developers building new homes and the local government authorities that govern their activities.
Desmet and Hekkert identify the three elements of subjective experience present during human-product interaction; these intertwined components of experience are also relevant to response to places.
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) encourages urban planners to incorporate reasonable levels of risk into public spaces, by making users risk-aware.
Proulx has completed a noteworthy study of occupant responses to building-related emergencies in high-rise office buildings, such as fires in the structures.