Design research is uniquely at the overlap of design, business, social sciences and hard sciences. Each of these disciplines inform our research questions and, in return, our findings should inform these disciplines. We in the Cannon Design research team take this multi-disciplinary approach and apply it to all our research pursuits. Recently, we applied this [...]
Roger Ulrich first connected the benefits of daylight and views of nature with improved health outcomes in his frequently cited 1984 study, “View through a Window May Influence Recovery from Surgery“. That initial study led to more research into the benefits of daylight and has prompted architects to design healthcare spaces with this in mind. A recent [...]
Many studies have looked at the relationship between obesity and the cities we live in. Factors such as race, education and socioeconomic status usually play a role in the obesity equation. A recent article in Atlantic Cities by Richard Florida investigated what makes one city more obesity prone than another. They found that blue collar workers [...]
If you’ve spent any time in a hospital, you know just how noisy they can be. Alarms beeping, carts rolling by, and people talking loudly over the noise to be heard. All of this noise can have a negative impact on patients and hospital staff. To combat some of this extra noise, we’re currently researching whether [...]
Brett McQuillan - 14 Jun 2013
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architectrix - 05 Jun 2013
To keep learning and to keep teaching and to keep listening and to keep tal...
Yemm & Hart Ltd - 03 Jun 2013
"Personally" - to bring "heart" into everything I do. ~ Deborah Hart Yemm
Iryna - 28 May 2013
Hi all team of Cannon Design! I have visited your office on Doors Open eve...
Susan Welker, AIA - 18 May 2013
Exactly! I did research during my Masters in Architecture about how more w...