How home office design impacts on wellbeing and productivity is being investigated in a new project that aims to identify the elements needed to create a happy home workspace. Researchers from Deakin University's Live+Smart Research Lab in the School of Architecture and Built Environment have partnered with a team from Deakin's School of Psychology to identify the design elements needed to improve mental health outcomes for home-based workers Director of the Live+Smart Research Lab, Dr Phill Roös said the research project was prompted by the numbers of people working from home as a result of COVID-19 restrictions "Many home workspaces are temporary setups in shared areas of the home such as dining rooms, kitchen counters or bedrooms so there is a lack of privacy and the chance of frequent interruptions," Dr Roös said.
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Dr Phillip B. Roös
Ecological systems inspired architect, designer, planner and strategist. Pattern theorist. Artist. Biophilia vanguardist.