Ossmann reports on a comprehensive study of waiting area experiences.
Cox has investigated properties that people link to homier environments, and her findings are relevant to the full range of spaces where people will live, even temporarily.
Anyone designing spaces for people living with dementia will find the online materials and app available through the Dementia Enabling Environment Project (DEEP) Virtual Information Centre useful.
A study to be published in Translational Psychiatry provides additional information about the sensory experiences of people with schizophrenia.
Should you specify open spaces or areas with transparent walls? The answer to this question depends on your goals for a space.
Research indicates that building the opportunity to experience bright blue light into the spaces where patients will spend time before surgery is a good idea.
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The location of a hand-sanitizer dispenser has, not surprisingly, been tied to how likely people are to use it.
Researchers from the Center for Innovation at the Mayo Clinic studied the design of patient exam rooms.
Friends make a more positive contribution to birthing process when design aligns with their roles