Evolution and neuroscience suggest ways to design more human-centric buildings and cities

Take a walk along Hanover Street in Boston’s North End, and you can’t help but notice the number of people strolling along the sidewalk, the cozy shops with inviting window displays, the frequent cross streets. Less than half a mile away, City Hall Plaza is a study in contrast—a vast blank space, cold and uninviting, anchored by the huge, forbidding hunk of concrete that is City Hall. —> Read More