Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA)

The Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) is a global interdisciplinary community of research and design professionals, educators, and students. EDRA advances and disseminates environmental design research, thereby improving understanding of the interrelationships between people, their built and natural surroundings, and helping to create environments responsive to human needs.

Founded in 1969, EDRA celebrates more than 40 years of research-based innovations for all built and natural environments. EDRA’s roots are strong and flourishing. The organization’s vibrant network of visionaries have anticipated movements in research and design decades before they have hit the mainstream. EDRA’s lineage of members have pioneered environment & behavior studies, evidence-based design, facility evaluation methods, sustainability, active living community planning, universal design, diversity in design, workplace design and informatics, and digital technologies. At EDRA, researchers and practitioners work together to create places where people thrive. For more information, visit www.edra.org.

Research Submitted

Title Author Datesort descending
The Alligator Learning Experience: Children's Strategies and Approaches to a Design Program Charles Zerner (University of Oregon), Thomas C. Hubka (University of Oregon) Jan 01, 1972
A Design Research Strategy Utilizing Simulated Health Care Procedures in an Environmental Mock-Up Unit Joseph J. Wehrer (University of Michigan) Jan 01, 1972
Coping and Adapting to the High School Environment James G. Kelly (University of Michigan) Jan 01, 1972
The Psychological Environment of University Student Residences Marvin S. Gerst (University of California at San Diego), Rudolf H. Moos (Stanford University) Jan 01, 1972
Observation of User Activity Patterns in Open and Traditional Plan School Environments Jerome T. Durlak (York University), Barbara S. Beardsley (Metropolitan Toronto School Board), John S. Murray (Metropolitan Toronto School Board) Jan 01, 1972
Development and Implementation of an Environmental Evaluation and Redesign Process for a High School Science Department Joshua A. Burns Jan 01, 1972
Types of User Building Evaluation Trevor Denton (Brock University), C. Peter Ind (Brock University), J. McCollum (Carleton University), Richard Stutsman (St. Catharines, Ontario) Jan 01, 1973
Building the Imagery of San Francisco: An Analysis of Controversy Over High-Rise Development, 1970-1971 Alcira Kreimer (University of California, Berkeley) Jan 01, 1973
An Integrated Methodology for Office Building Elevator Design Margaret A. Frederking (Carnegie Mellon University), Alton J. Penz (Carnegie Mellon University) Jan 01, 1973
The Value of User Evaluation Studies to the Design Process and Formula Financing Joan C. Simon (University of Guelph) Jan 01, 1973

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