innovative Design Science



Jarvis. T. Mood, memory affected by your home.

Krichels, J. Rehabilitation. The Architects Newspaper. June 3, 2009.

Anthes, E. Building around the mind. Scientific American Mind. Pp 52-59. April 2009.

Fox, T. Calit2 Receives $100,000 Contribution from HMC Architects for Research into Human Responses to Design.  March 2009.

Lubell, S. The Pleasure Principle. New York Times. T Design. Spring 2009.

Fox, T. Calit2 Collaborates with Architects and UC San Diego Neuroscientists to Study How 'Way-Finding' Affects the Brain.  Aug. 15, 2008.

Brain Research Helps Correlate Design with Value. New paradigm of measurement quantifies architects’ intuition. AIA Architect. Vol 16. December 2008.

Eve Edelstein: Architecture has fired synapses in the human brain for a long time. Now a neuroscientist is asking how.

Architecture Magazine. December 1, 2008.

Getting Lost for Better Architecture: Testing subjects in a virtual building could lead to improved design. December 15, 2008.

Neuroscience can inform healthcare design. Building Design + Construction. pp 52. Dec. 2008.

Green Conference. San Diego Metropolitan. Daily Business Section. September 19, 2008.

Jarvis, T.  Features. Oprah Magazine. pp 235. March 2008.


Books / Chapters

Certification & Accreditation Book:

Malone, E., Harmsen, C., Reno, K., Edelstein, E., Hamilton, D.K., Salvatore, A., Mann-Dooks, J.R., Oland, C. & Nanda, U. (2008). Study Guide 1: An introduction to evidence-based design in Healthcare: Exploring healthcare and design. Vendome Publishers, Concord, CA. 2008.


Edelstein, E. A. and Macagno, E. “Form Follows Function: Bridging Neuroscience and Architecture. In Sustainable Environmental Design in Architecture: Impacts on Health. (Ed. K, Steemers and S. Rassia) Springer. In Press 2011.

Edelstein, E. A., “The Laboratory Experiment” in “AIA College of Fellows 2005 Latrobe Fellowship: Developing an Evidence-Based Design Model that Measures Human Response: A Pilot Study of a Collaborative, Trans-Disciplinary Model in a Healthcare Setting,” Chong, G. H., Brandt, R. M., Cranz, G. Denton B. P., Doctors, S. I., Edelstein, E. A., Mangel, R. S., Martin, W. M., American Institute of Architects, Washington, D.C., (p. 63 - 132) May 1, 2008.

Professional White Papers / Reports

Edelstein, E. A. and Hill, Holly (2008) Evidence for Sustainable Design that Benefits Human Health and Performance. CCDC Best Sustainable Practices Award. September 18, 2008. San Diego, CA.

Edelstein, E. A. (2006) Integrated Knowledge Database. Research Report to the Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation. October 18, 2006. Miami FL.

Edelstein, E. A. (2006) Translational Design: The Relevance of Neuroscience to Architecture. White Paper. International Conference and Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design and Construction™ (PDC) American Society for Healthcare Engineering. Mar 1, 2006.

Edelstein, E. A. in Report on the 2005 Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture Workshop on Neuroscience and the Architecture of Spiritual Settings. Columbus IN.

Edelstein-Williams (nee Edelstein), E. A. Translational Design. in Report on the 2005 Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture Workshop on Neuroscience and the Architecture of Healthcare Settings.  August 20, 2005. Woods Hole, MA.

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Zhang, L., Chi, Y.M., Edelstein, E.A., Schulze, J., Gramann, K., Velasquez, A.,  Cauwenberghs, G., and Macagno, E.,Wireless Physiological Monitoring and Ocular Tracking: 3D Calibration in a Fully-Immersive Virtual Health Care Environment. 32nd Annual International Conference of the
IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. August 31 - September 4, 2010. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Edelstein, E.A. Influence of Architectural Lighting on Health. InformeDesign, 2009, Vol.7, Issue 02. Epub.

Edelstein, E. A., Gramann, K., Schulze, J., Shamlo, N. B., van Erp, E., Vankov, A. Makeig, S., Wolszon, L., Macagno, E. Neural Responses during Navigation and Wayfinding in the Virtual Aided Design Laboratory – Brain Dynamics of Re-Orientation in Architecturally Ambiguous Space. In SFB/TR 8 Report No. Report Series of the Transregional Collaborative Research Center SFB/TR 8 Spatial Cognition. Haq, S., Hölscher, C., Torgrude, S. (Eds.) 2008 (p35-41).

Edelstein, E. A. Searching for Evidence. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 2008, 1(4): 40-60.

Edelstein E. A. Building Health. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 2008, 1(2): 54-59.

Edelstein E. A. et al. The effects of colour and light on health. World Health Design, 2008, 2: 57-61.

Edelstein E. A. & Marks F. Lab Design and the Brain: Translating physiological and neurological evidence into design. 2008 Laboratory Design Handbook. Supplement to R&D Magazine. 2007. (p 26-29).

Edelstein, E. A. Update on Neuroscience and Architecture: Translating Science into Design. AIA/Academy of Architecture for Health Update. 2006. Epub.