An established set of descriptive words can help define how people react to places.
The author summarizes much of the most important environmental psychology research related to the design of learning spaces, and her 2004 e-book remains valuable.
Psychologists using sophisticated research tools are finding out that some of our metaphorical expressions are more than just expressions.
Healthcare design needs for adolescents, elders and everyone inbetween.
Two articles review good design for residential care facilities.
Can attention restoration theory tell us what exhibits will be restorative, pleasurable or preferred?
How should outdoor play areas at schools be designed?
Evidence from two recent studies support the view that trees and grass around public housing sites can reduce some aggression and deter crime. Originally published in Issue 1, 2002.
Leaders at one urban elementary school turned to researcher Lorraine Maxwell to discover what features influenced the school’s aura of hospitality.
Gary Noskin and Lance Peterson examine how infectious diseases are controlled in today's hospitals.