Research Report: Developing the Evidence for Evidence-Based Design

By Jay Farbstein, Ph.D., FAIA, Melissa Farling, AIA, LEED-AP, Richard Wener, Ph.D., with assistance from Upali Nanda, Ph.D. and John Sollers, Ph.D.
This research project, sponsored in part by the Academy of Architecture for Justice (AAJ) Research Committee and the National Institute of Corrections, grew out of an exploration of potential applications of neuroscience concepts and methods to help understand the ways correctional environments affect inmates and staff.