Authors: Debajyoti Pati, Mahbub Rashid, Craig Zimring
Year of Publication: 2010
Country of Study: USA
How do courthouse occupants and the general public perceive the architectural design of new generation federal courthouses? Does the federal government’s design intention to achieve “openness”, infused in the new generation courthouses, translate to actual perception of openness by the audience – the courthouse occupants and the general public? Which attributes of courthouse architecture actually convey openness?