A Colorful Comeback: Building Teams Go Bold with Color
C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor
1.0 AIA LU/HSW
The minimalists and severe modernists are losing out. Even as project teams create zen-perfect, serene environments in their buildings, they are applying more and more color these days. The effect is a more dynamic and diverse world of buildings, say experts, as well as positive effects on occupants and visitors.
After reading this article, you should be able to:
+ DESCRIBE the beneficial uses of color for healthcare facilities, with specific references to key areas of hospitals.
+ EXPLAIN how color use in schools can impact the performance of students.
+ LIST the factors linked to color and perception that can affect the safety and well-being of nursing home residents.
+ DISCUSS approaches to selecting colors for hospitality facilities based on their psychological effects.