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Research Journal Vol. 10.01
This issue of Perkins+Will Research Journal includes three articles that focus on different research topics, such as the potential gaps in energy simulations, methods for integrating parametric...
Energy-Related Occupant Behavior Schedule
This research article focuses on one of the potential gaps in energy simulations, static occupancy schedules. Static occupancy schedules bring uncertainties to energy models and impact the accuracy...
Ajla Aksamija and Dylan Brown
Integration of Parametric Design Methods and Building Performance Simulations for High-Performance Buildings
"This article discusses methods for integrating parametric design methods with building performance analysis procedures, suitable for whole building design. In this research, an ideal framework was...
Spatial and Motivational Programming in Office Environments: Comparison of Co-Working to Other Types of Commercial Spaces
The well-being, productivity and engagement of employees in commercial buildings are important for creating contemporary working environments. This research article explores different working...
Research Journal Vol. 09.02
This issue of Perkins+Will Research Journal includes four articles that focus on different research topics, such as the impact of active workstations in office environments, methods for integrating...
Activating the Workplace
Today’s workforce understands that sitting all day is not healthy. As a result, employees are increasingly requesting more opportunities for movement throughout the workday. Workplace design has...
Material Health and Transparency
Material health is important for every designer, no matter if we specify construction and building materials, finishes for interiors, or ancillary items like furniture and equipment. Information...
Micah Lipscomb and Kimberly Rollings
Although the benefits of nature exposure to human health are well documented, less is known about the psychological benefits of exposure to nature indoors. This study observed whether the addition of...
Veronika Jonsson and Noah Green
Learning through Osmosis
Traditional mentorship can bridge the gap between industry experts and newcomers, however, time and commitment can be barriers to forming these relationships. In this article, we introduce an...
Research Journal Vol. 09.01
This issue of Perkins+Will Research Journal includes four articles focusing on different research topics, including building envelope-integrated thermal actuators, a wellness approach for designing...
Comparing and Adapting Pitt River School to the Passive House Standard
This article presents a study of a Pitt River Middle School (built in 2013) and, analyzes how close the project comes to achieving the International Passive House standard and what changes would need...
Chai Jayachandran, Ryan Ramsey, and Annette Roehl
A protectED Room
This article explores how a responsive, acuity adaptable emergency room design can actively contribute to patient well-being along the continuum of care without sacrificing operational efficiencies...
Sharon E. Woodworth
Patient-Population Based Design
This is a practice-based research investigation, not a scientific enquiry, intended to consider how wellness can be first and foremost in the design of our healthcare environments. In this...
Derek Newby and Gavin Schaefer
Building in harmony with nature allows for the comfort and well-being of inhabitants of a home, building, neighborhood, or even a district. In this research, we studied the ways in which harmony is...
Research Journal Vol. 08.02
This issue of Perkins+Will Research Journal includes four articles that focus on different research topics, such as relationships between interactive urban mapping and community health, robotic...