A classic study of workplace personalization presents findings that are still important today.
Nearby nature—new research reveals the difficulties of enticing working adults and children into outdoor spaces, but it also hints at solutions.
Scientists continue to learn more about how apparently innocuous, and sometimes undetectable (at least by the layperson) differences between people have a significant influence on how individuals experience and respond to the physical world.
Hand washing and art—there are few elements of healthcare environments that are more often researched, but new solutions are still being revealed.
As world cultures come into increased contact, learning how specific national groups differ in their experience of the physical world becomes more urgent.
Increasing numbers of themed environments are being built. How does being in a themed space affect visitors?
Designers can benefit from a better understanding of how people think about and react to the natural environment.
Several recent studies have clarified how space can be used to meet individual patient and caregiver needs.
Researchers continue to probe the most advantageous forms for workplaces.
Offices are designed to increase well-being and productivity, communicate symbolically, and to express an aesthetic message.