Three articles highlight practical workplace design guidelines as they relate to communication between co-workers, organizational knowledge, and office functionality.
A new article reviews a bevy of classic studies on workplace stress, and will one day be a classic reference itself.
Spaces can have different types of value. CABE (the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment) outlines six different sorts of value that can be assigned to built spaces.
Fifty two schools in the UK were used to identify ten criteria of well-designed schools.
In places where noise (unwanted sound) can have a serious and negative influence, noise-countering design strategies are critical. Although the focus of this article is healthcare settings, several strategies have broader application.
Residential units at floor level add to street appeal.
Light level and color influence perceptions of office settings.
How can planners plan for, or maintain, diverse social neighborhoods? Perhaps using tools from landscape ecology can help urban designers gain new insights into these neighborhoods.
Our eyes change as we age, but use of specific lighting techniques can insure clearer vision for older adults.
Light can damage paintings, books, and other treasured items, but using the right sort of lighting can minimize this destruction.