Color-related research continues to produce findings useful to designers selecting hues, saturations, and color brightness levels to encourage particular psychological effects.
This book introduces pioneering research profiling differences in how East Asians and Westerners think.
How can store layout and features decrease shoplifting? How can neighbors make their neighborhoods safer?
Can artificial light help students learn? Do professors prefer open-plan offices?
Healthcare environments—long-term-care homes, therapist offices, children's waiting rooms, labor and delivery rooms, neo-natal units, and new hospitals—continue to be carefully researched.
Research continues to probe the environments in which workers perform best and thrive psychologically. Two new studies look at aspects of open offices.
Appropriate school design has a significant influence on learning and the satisfaction of teachers and students with educational environments.
This classic article explains how spaces can be programmed to support human beings’ fundamental psychological needs.
Researchers are developing a much better understanding of how people navigate through space and how wayfinding aids can be enhanced.
Well-informed designers know that children do not respond to spaces simply as short adults, and researchers have been carefully investigating walking to school, daylight preferences, and traffic crossing dangers for children.