|Primary objects: developing a new type of furniture for the early elementary classroom
||The traditional North American elementary classroom is dominated by traditional passive furniture. With the continual use of the traditional typologies of desks and chairs, the classroom furniture fails to challenge the student's development and enga...
|An inventory of biophilic design attributes within child life play spaces
||A review of the literature in architecture and interior design revealed health benefits from exposure to natural conditions. This was not particularly surprising given work related to biophilic theory, which posits an innate human affiliation to natu...
|An investigation of the influence of pediatric unit design on nurses' fatigue
||Fatigue has long been a critical issue affecting nurses' performance. Many types of fatigue are associated with nursing work, such as physical fatigue, mental fatigue, emotional fatigue, compassion fatigue, etc.. This study mainly focused on nurses' ...
|The effects of living plants on cognitive and behavioral responses of persons with dementia
||The need for designers who understand features of the interior environment that are important to persons with dementia (PwD) is increasing because of the growing number of diagnoses related to Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Research...