Publications

Faculty Work Appears in Books and Journals

E-Books

Refereed Journal Papers

  • Hadi, K., DuBose, J., and Ryherd, E. (in review). Lighting and Nurses at Medical-Surgical Units: Impact of Lighting Conditions on Nurses’ Performance and Satisfaction. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal.
  • Rippin, A. S., Zimring, C.M., Samuels, O., & Denham, M.E. (2015). Finding a Middle Ground Exploring the Impact of Patient-and Family-Centered Design on Nurse–Family Interactions in the Neuro ICU. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 9(1), 80-98. http://her.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/07/16/1937586715593551.abstract
  • Denham, M.E., Kasali, A., Steinberg, J. P., Cowan, D. Z., Zimring, C.M., & Jacob, J. T. (2013). The role of water in the transmission of healthcare-associated infections: Opportunities for intervention through the environment. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 7, 99-126. http://her.sagepub.com/content/7/1_suppl/99.short
  • Gess, J. L., Denham, M.E., Pennell, P. B., Gross, R. E., Stringer, A. Y. (2013). Remediation of a Naming Deficit Following Left Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Surgery. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult, 0:1-7.
  • Jacob, J. T., Kasali, A., Steinberg, J. P., Zimring, C.M., & Denham, M.E. (2013). The role of the hospital environment in preventing healthcare-associated infections caused by pathogens transmitted through the air. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 7, 74-98. http://her.sagepub.com/content/7/1_suppl/74.short
  • Lenfestey, N. F., Denham, M.E., Hall, K., Kamerow, D. (2013) Expert Opinions on the Role of Facility Design in the Acquisition and Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections. HERD: Health Environments Research and Design Journal; 7 (Supplement), 31-45 http://her.sagepub.com/content/7/1_suppl/31.short
  • Ryherd, E., Ackerman, J., Zimring, C.M., & Waye, K. P. (2013). The healthcare acoustics research team: Bridging the gap between architecture, engineering, and medicine. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(5), 4041-4041. http://scitation.aip.org/content/asa/journal/jasa/134/5/10.1121/1.4830749
  • Steinberg, J. P., Denham, M.E., Zimring, C.M., Kasali, A., Hall, K. K., & Jacob, J. T. (2013). The role of the hospital environment in the prevention of healthcare-associated infections by contact transmission. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 7, 46-73. http://her.sagepub.com/content/7/1_suppl/46.short
  • Zimring, C.M., Denham, M.E., Jacob, J. T., Cowan, D. Z., Do, E., Hall, K., . . . Steinberg, J. P. (2013). Evidence-based design of healthcare facilities: opportunities for research and practice in infection prevention. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 34(5), 514-516.
    http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670220
  • Zimring, C.M., Jacob, J. T., Denham, M.E., Kamerow, D. B., Hall, K. K., Cowan, D. Z., & Steinberg, J. (2013). The role of facility design in preventing the transmission of healthcare-associated infections: Background and conceptual framework. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 7, 18-30. http://her.sagepub.com/content/7/1_suppl/18.short
  • Zimring, C.M., Denham, M.E., Jacob, J. T., Cowen, D. Z., Do, E., Hall, K., Kamerow, D., Kasali, A., Steinberg, J.P. (2013) Evidence-based Design of Healthcare Facilities: Opportunities for Research and Practice in Infection Prevention. Inf Control Hosp Epidem, 43(5), 514-517. http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/675821
  • Ryherd, E.E., Okcu, S., Ackerman, J., Zimring, C.M., Persson, K., & Waye, P.D. (2012). Noise Pollution in Hospitals: Impacts on Staff. JCOM, 19(11).
  • Okcu, S., Ryherd, E., Pelton, H., & Zimring, C.M. (2012). Characterizing impulsiveness of hospital sound environments. Noise Control Engineering Journal, 60(3), 246-257.
  • Okcu, S., Shpuza, E., Ryherd, E., & Zimring, C.M. (2012). Linking acoustics and floor-plate shape qualities of healthcare settings. Architecture Science Review http://scitation.aip.org/content/asa/journal/jasa/130/3/10.1121/1.3607418
  • Zimring, C.M., Denham, M.E., Jacob, J. T., Cowen, D. Z. E., Do, K., Hall., . . . J.P., Steinberg. (2012). Evidence-based Design of Healthcare Facilities: Opportunities for Research and Practice in Infection Prevention. Inf Control Hosp Epidem.
  • Zimring, C.M., & Seo, H. B. (2012). Making Acuity-Adaptable Units Work: Lessons From the Field. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 5(3), 115-128.
     
  • Zook, J. B., Lu, Y., Glanz, K., & Zimring, C.M. (2012). Design and Pedestrianism in a Smart Growth Development. Environment & Behavior, 44(2), 216-234.
  • Callahan, C. W., & Zimring, C.M. (2011). Finally "Deliberate by Design:" Milestones in the Delivery of Health Care for US Military Family Members. Military Medicine, 176(8), 858-864.
  • Seo, H. B., Choi, Y. S., & Zimring, C.M. (2011). Impact of Hospital Unit Design for Patient-Centered Care on Nurses' Behavior. Environment and Behavior, 43(4), 443-468.
  • Lu, Y., & Zimring, C.M. (2011). Can Intensive Care Staff See Their Patients? An Improved Visibility Analysis Methodology. Environment and Behavior. 44(6), 861-876.
  • Okcu, S., Ryherd, E. E., Zimring, C.M., & Samuels, O. (2011). Soundscape evaluations in two critical healthcare settings with different designs. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 130(3), 1348-1358. http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.3607418
  • Okcu, S., Ryherd, E., & Zimring, C.M. (2011). Acoustics of interconnected nursing unit corridors. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 129, 2635. http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.3588771
  • Cai, H., Do, E. Y. L., & Zimring, C.M. M. (2010). Extended linkography and distance graph in design evaluation: an empirical study of the dual effects of inspiration sources in creative design. Design Studies, 31(2), 146-168.
  • Lamb, G., Zimring, C.M., Chuzi, J., & Dutcher, D. (2010). Designing better healthcare environments: Interprofessional competencies in healthcare design. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 24(4), 422-435.
  • Okcu, S., Ryherd, E., & Zimring, C.M. (2010). Hospital soundscape modeling. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 127, 1804. http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.3384075
  • Zimring, C.M., Cowan, D., DuBose, J., Choi, Y.S., Kasali, A., Lu, Y., Zook, J. (2010). Connecting Strategies and Objectives through Research.
  • Zimring, C.M. (2010). Fulfilling the Promise: Delivering Sustained World-Class Care in World-Class Facilities.
  • Nicoll, G., & Zimring, C.M. (2009). Effect of Innovative Building Design on Physical Activity. Journal of Public Health Policy, 30, S111-S123. http://www.jstor.org/stable/40207255
  •  Okcu, S., Ryherd, E., & Zimring, C.M. (2009). Comparing the sound environments in two critical care settings. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 125, 2685. http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.4784261
  • Rashid, M., Wineman, J., & Zimring, C.M. (2009). Space, behavior, and environmental perception in open-plan offices: a prospective study. Environment and Planning B-Planning & Design, 36(3), 432-449
  • Okcu, S., Zimring, C.M., & Ryherd, E. (2008). Aural Connectivity: Enhancing sound environments in critical care settings for effective nurse auditory monitoring. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123(5), 3669-3669. http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.2935009
  • Rashid, M., Zimring, C.M., (2008). A review of the empirical literature on the relationships between indoor environment and stress in health care and office settings: Problems and prospects of sharing evidence. Environment & Behavior, 40, 151-190.
  • Sadler, B. L., DuBose, J., & Zimring, C.M. M. (2008). The business case for building better hospitals through evidence-based design. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design, 1(3).
  • Ulrich, R. S., Zimring, C.M. M., Zhu, X., DuBose, J., Seo, H., Choi, Y., et al. (2008). A review of the research literature on evidence-based healthcare design. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design, 1(3), 61-125.
  • Zimring, C.M., Augenbroe, G. L., Malone, E. B., & Sadler, B. L. (2008). Implementing Healthcare Excellence: The Vital Role of the CEO in Evidence-Based Design. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 1(3), 7-21.
  • Zimring, C.M., & Bosch, S. (2008). Building the Evidence Base for Evidence-Based Design. Environment & Behavior, 40(2), 147-150.
  • Dubose, J.R., Bosch, S. J., & Pearce, A. R. (2007). Analysis of State-Wide Green Building Policies. Journal of Green Building, 2(2), 161-177.
  • Henriksen, K., Isaacson, S., Sadler, B. L., & Zimring, C.M. M. (2007). The role of the physical environment in crossing the quality chasm The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, 33(11 Supplement), 68-80.
  • Joseph, A. & Zimring, C.M. (2007). Where active older adults walk. Environment & Behavior, 39(2), 75-105
     
  • Pearce, A. R., Dubose, J.R., & Bosch, S. J. (2007). Green Building Policy Options for the Public Sector. Journal of Green Building, 2(1), 156-174.
  • Joseph, A., Zimring, C.M., Harris-Kojetin, L. & Kiefer, K (2006). Presence and visibility of outdoor and indoor physical activity features and participation in physical activity among older adults in retirement communities. Journal of Housing for the Elderly, 19(3/4).
  • Harris-Kojetin, L., Kiefer, K., Joseph, A., & Zimring, C.M. (2005). Encouraging physical activity among retirement community residents - The role of campus commitment, programming, staffing, promotion, financing and accreditation. Seniors Housing & Care Journal 13(1). Awarded the 2005 best research paper award.
  • Zimring, C.M., & Dalton, R.C. (2003) Linking objective measures of space to cognition and action. Environment & Behavior, 35(1), 3-16.
  • Zimring, C.M., Dogan, F, Fuller, C, Dunne, D & Kampschroer (2005) The facilities performance evaluation working group. W. Preiser & J Vischer (eds.) Building Performance Evaluation, New York: Wiley
  • Zimring, C.M., Joseph, A., Nichol, G. & Tsepas, S. (2005). Building design and site attribute predictors of physical activity: Research and implementation opportunities. American Journal of Preventive Medicine
  • Haq, S. & Zimring, C.M. (2003) Just down the road a piece: The development of topological knowledge of building layouts. Environment & Behavior, 35(1), 132.
  • Craig, D.L., Zimring, C.M. (2002) Support for Collaborative Design Reasoning in Shared Virtual Spaces, Automation in Construction. 11(2), 249-259.
  • Craig, D. & Zimring, C.M. (2002) Supporting Collaborative Design Groups as Design Communities, Design Studies, 11(2), 249-259.
  • Dogan, F. & Zimring, C.M. (2002) Interaction of programming and design: The First Unitarian congregation of Rochester and Louis I. Kahn. Journal of Architectural Education, 56(1), 47-56. http://www.jstor.org/stable/1425752
  • Zimring, C.M., Khan, S., Craig, D., Haq, S & Guzdial, M. (2001) CoOL Studio: Opening the discursive space of design. Automation in Construction, 10(6), 675-685.
  • Craig, D.L., Zimring, C.M. (2000). Supporting Collaborative Design Groups as Design Communities, Design Studies (21) 2, 187-204.
  • Dubose, J.R. (2000). Sustainability and Performance at Interface, Inc. INTERFACES, 30(3) Special Issue: Sustainable Business, 190-201. INTERFACES is an international journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences; it is not affiliated in any way with Interface, Inc.
  • Zimring, C.M., Munyon, W.H., Ard, L. “Reducing stress in jails” Ekistics 332, 215-230.
  • Peponis, J. & Zimring, C.M. (1996) “User friendly hospital layouts: The contributions of space syntax.” Journal of Healthcare Design, 8. 109-115
  • Pearce, M,, Goel, A., Kolodner, J., Zimring, C.M., Sentosa, L., & Billington, R. (1992). Case-Based Decision Support: A Case Study in Architectural Design.,. IEEE Expert, 7(5):14-20
  • Peponis, J., Zimring, C.M., & Choi, Y. K. (1990). Finding the building in wayfinding. Environment and Behavior, 22(5), 555-590.
  • Zimring, C.M., Wineman, J.D., & Carpman, J.R. (1988) The new demand-driven post-occupancy evaluation.  Journal of Architecture and Planning Research, 5(4), 273-283. http://www.jstor.org/stable/43028898
  • Zimring, C.M. & Wener, R. (1985). Evaluating evaluation. Environment and Behavior, 17, 97-117.
  • Zimring, C.M. & Templer, J.A. (1983-1984) Wayfinding by the visually impaired. Journal of Environmental Systems, 13, 333-353.
  • Reizenstein, J.R. & Zimring, C.M. Editors' introduction. (1980). Environment and Behavior, 12, 427-429.
  • Zimring, C.M. M. (1981). Stress and the designed environment. Journal of Social Issues, 37(1), 145-171.
  • Zimring, C.M. & Reizenstein, J.E. Post-occupancy evaluation: An overview. (1980). Environment and Behavior, 12, 429-450.
  • Gentry, D., & Zimring, C.M. (1979). Effects of Institutional Renovation on Speech Discrimination of Developmentally Disabled Residents and to Staff. Journal of Applied Psychology, 64, 541-547.

Published Papers (non-refereed)

  • DuBose, J. and Westlake, R. (2015). Research Weighs Effects of Healthcare Spaces on Team-based Care, Healthcare Design. April 22nd 2015
    http://www.healthcaredesignmagazine.com/article/research-weighs-effects-healthcare-workspaces-team-based-care
  • Thompson TS, Denham, M.E. (2014). Simulating the NICU Experience. Healthcare Design Magazine, February 4, 2014
    http://www.healthcaredesignmagazine.com/article/simulating-nicu-experience
  • DuBose, J., and Crews, J. (2011). Department of Defense brings their Sustainable Design Commitment to Healthcare Facilities. Sustainable Hospitals and Healthcare Development Magazine, 14-17. March 1,2011
  • DuBose, J., and Crews, J. (2011). The Community Hospital at Ft. Belvoir Set to Be a Shining Star of Sustainability. Sustainable Hospitals and Healthcare Development Magazine, March 1,2011, 20-23.
  • DuBose, J., Crews, J. and Schaap, B. (2011). Energy Conservation in the Department of Defense MHS Replacement Hospital at Ft. Riley. Sustainable Hospitals and Healthcare Development Magazine, May 6, 2011, 16-19.
  • DuBose, J. (2011). Sustainable Flooring Lessons from the Field. Facility Care, March/April 2011, 16-19.

Book Chapters

  • Cai, H., & Zimring, C.M. (2013). Correlating Spatial Metrics of Nurse Station Typology with Nurses’ Communication and Co-Awareness in an Intensive Care Unit. Development of Tools for Healthcare Environments Research and Practice. Center for Healh Design, Concord, CA

  • Nicoll, G., Lee, K.K., & DuBose J. (2013). Active Design: Affordable Designs for Affordable Housing, funded by a grant awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation through its Active Living Research program.
  • Rashid M, Zimring, C.M., Samuels O. (2013). Designing the Neurointensive Care Unit for Better Patient Care.” In LeRoux, Levine, & Kofke (eds.) Monitoring in Neurocritical Care, Elsevier, pp. 15-26.
  • Zimring, C.M., & DuBose, J. (2011). Healthy Health Care Settings. In H. F. R. J. In A. Danneberg (Ed.), Designing and Building for Health, Well-Being and Sustainability (pp. 203-215). Washington, DC: Island Press.
  • Zimring, C.M., C, DuBose, J (2010) Chapter 14 - Healthcare Settings. A. Dannenberg, H. Frumkin, and R. Jackson (Eds) Making Healthy Places: A Built Environment for Health, Well-Being and Sustainability by. New York: Island Press
  • Sadler, B. L., Dubose, J.R., & Zimring, C.M. M. (2008). The Business Case for Building Better Pediatric Facilities Evidence for Innovation: Transforming Children's Health through the Physical Environment (pp. 96-115). Alexandria, VA: National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions in collaboration with The Center for Health Design.
  • Sadler, B. L., DuBose, J., & Zimring, C.M. (2008). The Board’s Role in Building Healthy Environments. In D. Nash, W. Oetgen & V. Pracilio (Eds.), Governance for Health Care Providers: The Call to Leadership (pp. 91-113). New York, New York: Productivity Press.
  • Gharipour, M., & Zimring, C.M. (2005). Design of gardens in healthcare facilities. In M. M. Aral, C. A. Brebbia, M. L. Maslia & T. Sinks (Eds.), Environmental Exposure and Health (Vol. 85, pp. 491-500).
  • Zimring, C.M., Dogan, F, Fuller, C, Dunne, D & Kampschroer (2005) The facilities performance evaluation working group. W. Preiser & J Vischer (eds.) Building Performance Evaluation, New York: Wiley.
  • Zimring, C.M. (2005) Post-occupancy evaluation. Robert Bechtel and Arza Churchman (eds.) Handbook of environmental psychology, 2nd ed. New York: Wiley.
  • Zimring, C.M., Craig, D.L. (in press,  2001). Defining Design Between Domains: An Argument for Design Research a la Carte, in Design Knowing and Learning: Cognition in Design Education, C. Eastman, W. Newstetter, M. McCracken, eds. (North Holland: Elsevier Science Press).
  • Zimring, C.M., CM, Nepp, B. & Hillman, R. “Facility visits,” in S. O. Marberry (ed), Healthcare Design. New York: John Wiley, 1997
  • Zimring, C.M. & Peatross, D., "Designing for Workplace Culture," in G. Moore & R. Marans (eds.), Advances in Environment and Behavior Research and Design, Vol. 4 New York: Plenum, 1997.
  • Zimring, C.M., CM, Bafna, S & Do, E. (1996) "Structuring cases in a case-based design aid." in Jorge Vanegas and Paul Chinowsky (eds.), Third Congress on Design Computing, Anaheim, A/C/E '96, American Society of Civil Engineers, 17-19, June, 1996. p. 308-313,
  • DuBose, J., Vanegas, J., Eds. Sustainable Development: Creating Agents of Change: Proceedings of the 1995 Engineering Foundation and AAES Conference on the Role of Engineers in Sustainable Development, Washington, DC: American Association of Engineering Societies (1996).
  • Zimring, C.M. M., Do, E., Domeshek, E., & Kolodner, J. (1995). Supporting case-study use in design education: A computational case-based design aid for architecture. In J. P. Mohesen (Ed.), Computing in civil engineering (pp. 1635-1642). New York: American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Macari, E.J., Frost, J.D., Saunders, F.M., DuBose, J., “Sustainable Technology in Support of Economic Development,” in Georgians on Sustainability, pp. 44-52, (O.M. Ivey and George Lawes, Ed.). Atlanta: Georgia Environmental Organization and the Institute of Ecology of the University of Georgia (1995).
  • Domeshek, E. A., Kolodner, J. L., & Zimring, C.M. M. (1994). The design of a tool kit for case-based design aids. In J. S. Gero & F. Sudweeks (Eds.), Artificial intelligence in design 94 (pp. 109-126). Dordrecht: Kluwer.
  • Gross, M. D., Zimring, C.M., & Do, E. (1994). Using Diagrams to Access a Case Base of Architectural Designs. In J. Gero (Ed.), Artificial Intelligence in Design '94. . Lausanne: Kluwer.
  • Blasch, B., Templer, J., & Zimring, C.M. Visually impaired people: Design for safety, information and orientation. Encyclopedia of Architecture. New York: Wiley, 1991
  • Zimring, C.M., & Gross, M. (1991). Searching for the environment in environmental cognition research. In G. W. E. Tommy Garling (Ed.), Environment, cognition, and action: An integrated approach. (pp. 78-95): Oxford University Press, New York, NY, US
  • Zimring, C.M. Post occupancy evaluation and implicit theory. In W.F.E.Preiser (ed.) Building evaluation.  New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1989.
  • Zimring, C.M., Carpman, J.R. & Michelson, W. Environments for special populations.  In D. Stokols and I. Altman (Eds.),  Handbook of environmental psychology. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1987.
  • Zimring, C.M. Evaluation of designed environments: Methods for post-occupancy evaluation.  In R. Bechtel, R. Marans & W. Michelson (EDs.) Methods in environmental and behavioral research. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1987.
  • Zimring, C.M. M. (1982). The built environment as a source of psychological stress. In G. W. Evans (Ed.), Environmental stress . New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Zimring, C.M., and Weitzer, W.H., & Knight, R.C. Opportunity for control and the design environment: The case of an institution for the developmentally disabled.  In A. Baum and J. Singer (Eds.) Advances in Environmental Psychology, Volume IV. Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1982.