The Center for Health Design and Herman Miller have recently completed the first survey focusing on design research in healthcare settings.
Recent research at Stanford has identified additional negative repercussions of multitasking.
The Cornell Intypes (Interior Archetypes) Research and Training Project is working to systematize the way people talk about interior design.
Long ago, scientists learned that sunlight affects mood.
In the May issue of Healthcare Design, Philips Healthcare reports on the activities of its Ambient Experience team.
Researchers affiliated with the Center for Health Design present a valuable methodology that can be used by “agents of cultural change” and facility designers to coordinate their activities.
Sadler and his colleagues have developed a “toolkit for leaders to use when considering a major building project, as well as a proposed return-on-investment framework to evaluate the business case for each EBD [evidence-based design] feature included.”
New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center carefully assessed how people navigated though its collection of facilities.
Nasar and Devlin have used an interesting methodology to probe the ways that the physical environments in psychotherapists’ offices communicate nonverbally.
A study recently completed by Festini and his colleagues relates directly to nurses’ uniforms, but it is interesting to ponder what future related research might uncover about responses to environments.