Research among “traditional peoples whose lifestyles closely resemble those of our evolutionary ancestors” has garnered information that should inform the design of places for sleeping, in homes and elsewhere.
An important new design guide
Sharing living spaces in cohousing arrangements is becoming increasingly popular. By gently tweaking the essential elements of a home into new configurations, design can support and enhance these special types of residences.
Ahrentzen and Tural reviewed completed studies of how home design influences the activity levels of older individuals.
People have been working at home since they’ve been working. Holliss reviews the evolution of home workplaces.
As the average age of citizens increases, designing cities that support older people’s wellbeing becomes even more important.
Researchers at Ohio State University investigated factors linked to obesity in a study published in the International Journal of Obesity.
Cantrell has identified several types of homebuyers.
Designing in activity at an affordable residential community
Anthropologists at the University of California, Santa Barbara, studied the hormonal balance of men returning home.