"Soft architecture" improves prison visitor centers.
Environmental psychologists have, for some time, acknowledged that eye contact plays a role in forming bonds between individuals.
Brown and Curhan were curious about the influence of being energized physically on negotiations.
Researchers at Rensselaer’s Lighting Research Center have found that exposing people to reddish light during the “post-lunch dip” can be advantageous.
This is a book that should not only inform the design of secure settings, but all environments in which humans need to feel comfortable and secure.
Farbstein and his colleagues investigated the influence of simulated nature views on the stress levels of staff in the intake area of a county jail.
Designers are regularly asked to create spaces for confidential conversations to take place.
Designers can have a significant influence on the level of acoustical shielding between spaces and new research indicates just how important that shielding can be.
Johansson and his colleagues have studied how important music selection is when it is broadcast in areas where people are trying to concentrate.