Porath and her colleagues have investigated situations in which customers see employees interact who are upset with each other, and the ramifications are dire.
A recent series of experiments in mice indicates that the calming environments created for cancer patients may need some livening up.
Ann Devlin comprehensively reviews Americans’ relationships with the structures they build in What Americans Build and Why.
O’Neill relates employee environmental control to enhanced performance at the individual, group, and organizational levels.
Hospital signage is often confusing.
Lost people are endemic in healthcare environments.
Full-scale simulations of health care environments being designed are relatively common but simulations are applicable, and useful, for the design of many other spaces – even though they can be costly and time-consuming to produce.
The general therapeutic value of visual art is well documented in the scientific literature and in earlier entries of this blog.
Bluyssen reviews the literature on human experience of indoor environments.
Kathy Hathorn, the CEO of American Art Resources, discusses some of the recent research conducted by her firm in an interview with Richard Peck.