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  |  Channel: Health, Intellect, Workplace

Stand Up to Work is an original study designed to assess the health impact of newly introduced adjustable workstations in a traditional office environment. We intend to assess the sustainability of behavioral changes that may be induced by the intervention. Funders: ASID

By John Haymaker (Perkins+Will)
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  |  Channel: Education, Intellect

This article explores various educational theories, research and factors that can be correlated to or have an impact on the physical spaces in which learning takes place.

By John Poelker (Perkins+Will)
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  |  Channel: Cities, Intellect, Resiliency, Sustainability

Despite the fact that regulations have a significant impact on health, safety and welfare, research into their impact is almost nonexistent. The adoption of new regulations should be tied to basic research and testing. Furthermore, there should be legal mechanisms that monitor the efficacy of the regulations and modify them to align with their original intent.

By David Green (Perkins+Will)
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  |  Channel: Education, Intellect

New technologies have increasingly moved to the center of 21st century learning, inspiring innovative learning concepts and potentially influencing our conception of educational space. This research refers to discoveries in neuroscience and cognitive psychology; it introduces theories about the ideal learning environment and takes a look at studies about the influence of the environment on academic performance and behavior.

By Tinka Rogic (Perkins+Will)
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  |  Channel: Education, Intellect, Technology

While online education has brought with it radical transformations to higher education, bringing people together in physical space is and will be essential for student success.

By Christina Long (Perkins+Will)
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  |  Channel: Education, Intellect, Labs, Workplace

British Technology Innovation Centers each focus on a particular research theme that, though specialized, has relevance across a wide range of industries. They promote faster and more effective translation of laboratory discoveries into products and processes for commercialization.

By Paul Harney (Perkins+Will)
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  |  Channel: Intellect, Process, Technology

This article reviews performance-driven design methods, parametric design and digital fabrication as some of the emerging design techniques in architectural design

By Ming Tang (University of Cincinnati),
Ajla Aksamija (Perkins+Will),
Michael Hodge (Gensler),
Jonathon Anderson (University of Nevada Las Vegas)
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  |  Channel: Energy, Intellect, Process

This article discuses use of simulation tools in design practice to support sustainable and energy efficient design decisions.

By Ajla Aksamija (Perkins+Will)