Assessments of visual and acoustic elements are intertwined
Large Public Venue/Gathering Place
A new issue of Psychomusicology is an important resource for concert hall designers, covering topics ranging from human beliefs about sounds to acoustical physics.
Victoria Newhouse has written an intriguing review of acoustics in performance venues, such as concert halls.
Euro Disney was a colossal failure.
What design influences might affect sporting event mood?
The Wilson Quarterly uses information reported by Thomas Dohmen in Economic Inquiry to support some sports fans’ contentions that referees favor the home team.
Research presented by Dr. Stephanie Charleston (University of Sunderland) at the 2008 meeting of the British Psychological Society indicates that small stadiums may be big hits with fans.
Ideas from malls and mainstreets have much in common.
New research on pedestrian dynamics offers insight to designers who need to design facilities and spaces for the possibility of quick evacuations.
Researchers have determined that distances judged along a horizontal surface seem shorter when a discontinuity in the surface is produced in certain ways.