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Books and Trade Publications

The recent growth of books and trade publications that focus on evidence-based design (EBD) has been significant. Review the list below, and if you have other publications to suggest, please contact us at Include your name, email address, and phone number along with information about the publication including the title, author, publisher, year of publication, and ISBN or ISSN number.

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  • Brandt, R., Chong, G., & Martin, W. (Eds.) (2010). Design informed: Driving innovation with evidence-based design. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
  • Cama, R. (2009). Evidence-based healthcare design. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
  • Dickinson, J., & Marsden, J. (2009). Informing design. (Eds.). New York: Fairchild.
  • Hamilton, K., & Watkins, D. (2009). Evidence-based design for multiple building types. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
  • Harris, D., Joseph, A., Becker, F., Hamilton, D., Shepley, M., & Zimring, C. (2008). A practitioner’s guide to evidence-based design. Concord, CA: Center for Health Design.
  • Lippman, P. (2010). Evidence-based design of elementary and secondary schools: A responsive approach to creating learning environments. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
  • McCullough, C. (2010). Evidence-based design for healthcare facilities. (Ed.) Indianapolis, IN: Sigma, Theta Tao International.
  • Nussbaumer, L. (2009). Evidence-based design for interior designers. New York: Fairchild.


Trade Publications

  • Healthcare Design, published by the Vendome Group, LLC