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Jack Nasar

  • Faculty Emeritus, Knowlton Schl of Architecture
  • 275 W Woodruff Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-1457

Honors

  • 2009

    EDRA Achievement Award. .

  • 1989

    Ethel Chattel Visiting Scholar. .

  • 1979-1980

    Lilly Endowment Post-Doctoral Fellowshipo. .

Books

2015

Edited Books

Chapters

2013

  • Jack L. Nasar, Ann S. Devlin. 2013. "People judge therapists by their offices." edited by Saul Robbins, 3 - 4. Winchester: Griffin Museum of Photography.

2012

  • Jack L. Nasar. 2012. "McMansions." In Encyclopedia of Housing, edited by Andrew T. Carswell, Thousand Oaks: Sage.

2011

2010

  • Jack L. Nasar. 2010. "Are retrofitted wheelchair entries separate and unequal?." In Handbook of Universal Design, edited by Wolfgang Preiser and Korydon H. Smith, 41.1 - 41.10. New York: McGraw Hill.

2000

  • JL Nasar. 2000. "What design for a presidential library?." In EDRA 31/2000 Building Bridges: Connecting People, Research and Design, edited by AE Stamps, 40 - 45. Edmond: Environmental Design Research Association.

1997

  • JL Nasar. 1997. "Neo-traditional development, auto-dependency and sense of community." In EDRA28: Space design and management for place making, edited by M Amiel; R Bertrand; J Vischer, 39 - 43. Edmond: Environmental Design Research Association.

1995

  • JL Nasar. 1995. "Banking on design: Crime and proximate features of a design competition building." In Banking on Design: Environmental Design Research Association Proceedings, edited by A. Seidel, 147 - 155. Oklahoma City: Environmental Design Research Association.

1994

  • JL Nasar; J Pawley; L Zoller. 1994. "Preferences for citation and non-citation architecture over time." In Power by Design, EDRA, edited by R Feldman, 46 - 50. Chicago: Environmental Design Research Association.

1992

1989

1986

  • Jl Nasar. 1986. "Towards a new empirical aesthetics: Historiometric inquiry." In Proceedings of the Environmental Design Research Association, edited by B Bechtel, Oaxtapec: Environmental Design Resarch Association.
  • JL Nasar; C Kunawong. 1986. "Architect and lay judgments of architecture: Do they really differ?." In Public Environments: An International Forum on Environmental Design Research: Proceedings of EDRA, edited by J Harvey; D Henning, 205 - 210. Ottawa: Environmental Design Research Association.
  • JL Nasar. 1986. "The shaping of design behavior: Case studies of trade magazines." In The Cost of Not Knowing. Proceedings of EDRA 17, edited by J. Wineman; R Barnes; C Zimring, 77 - 86. Atlanta: Environmental Design Research Association.

1984

1982

  • JL Nasar; E Arias. 1982. "Japanese environmental preferences and cognition in relation to the street side environment." In Knowledge for Design. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, edited by P Bart; A Chen; G Francescato, 119 - 127. Colleg Park: Environmental Design Research Association.

1980

  • J Nasar. 1980. "On determining dimensions of environmental perception." In Optimizing Environments: Research, Practice and Policy. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, edited by RR Stough et al, 245 - 255. Charleston: Environmental Design Research Association.

Unknown

  • Jack L. Nasar. "Using Scientific Methods to Assess Visual Quality." In Architecture Beyond Criticism: Toward a New Paradig, edited by W. F. E. Preiser, A. T. Davis, A .M. Salama,

Journal Articles

2016

  • Nasar, J. L. & Elmer, J., 2016, "Homeowner and Homebuyer Impressions of Visitable Features." Disability and Health Journal 9, no. 1, 108 - 117.

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

  • Nasar,Jack,L, 2007, "Inquiry by design: Environment/behavior/neuroscience in architecture, interiors, landscape and planning." Journal of Environmental Psychology 27, no. 3, 252 - 253.

2006

  • Nasar,Jack,L; Sancar,Fahriye, 2006, "Pedestrian mall, Denver (I. M.Pei and Partners and Hanna/Olin Landscape Architects)." Landscape Architecture 96, no. 5, 56 -
  • E Cubukcu; KM Cubukcu; JL Nasar, 2006, "Spatial knowledge and the computer game playing habit." Yapi 293, 85 - 87.

2005

2004

2003

2002

2000

1999

1998

  • Nasar,J; Cackowski,J,M, 1998, "The value of nature (Response to J.William Thompson's article highlighting the work of Roger Ulrich)." Landscape Architecture 88, no. 7, 14 - 14.

1997

1995

1994

1993

1992

1990

1989

1988

1987

1985

1984

1983

1982

  • S Mann; JL Nasar, 1982, "The economic utility of health affected by environmental change." Journal of Environmental Management 15, 301 - 310.

1981

1980

  • JL Nasar; J Tector, 1980, "Third generation design methods." Design Methods & Theories 14, no. 3, 1 - 12.
  • JL Nasar; N Bushrossnagel; J Campbell; S Danish, 1980, "An interdisciplinary approach to designing environments for young children." Journal of Man-Environment Relations 1, no. 1, 10 - 16.
  • Jl Nasar, 1980, Influence of familiarity on responses to visual qualities of neighborhoods. Perceptual and Motor Skills 51, no. 2, 635 - 642.

1976

Unknown

Unknown

  • Nasar, JL, Holloman, C, "Playground characteristics to encourage playing." Journal of Physical Activity and Health
  • Ghekier, A; Van Cauwenberg' Deforche, JB; De Bourdeaudhuij, I; Cardon, G; Clarys, P; de geus, B; Mertens, l; Salmon, J; Nasar, J, "Creating cycling-friendly environments for children: which micro-scale factors are most important? An experimental study using manipulated photographs." PLOS One
  • L Mertens; J van Cauwenber; A.Ghekier; V. VanHolle; I. Debourdeaudhuij; B. Deforche; J L. Nasar; N. Vandeweghe; D. VanDyck, "Does the effect of micro-environmental factors on a street's appeal for adults' bicycle transport vary across different macro-environments? An experimental study.." PLOS ONE
  • Van Cauwenberg, J., De Bourdeaudhuij, I.,Clarys, P., Nasar, J. et al., "Street characteristics preferred for transportation walking among older adults: A choice-based conjoint analysis with manipulated photographs." International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
  • Van Holle, V., Van Cauwenberg, J., Deforche, B., Goubert, L., Maes, L., Nasar, J.L., Van de Weghe, N., Salmon, J., & De Bourdeaudhuij, I., "Environmental invitingness for transport-related cycling in middle-aged adults: a proof of concept study using photographs." Transportation Research
  • C F Emery, K L Olson, V S Lee, D L Habash, J L Nasar and A Bodine, Home environment and psychosocial predictors of obesity status among community-residing men and women. International Journal of Obesity
  • Devlin, A., Nasar, J. L., Cubukcu, E., "Impressions of Psychotherapists' Offices: A Cross-cultural Comparison.." Environment and Behavior
  • Devlin, A., Nasar, J.L., & Cubukcu, E, "Impressions of Psychotherapists' Offices: A Cross-cultural Comparison.." Environment and Behavior
  • Van Cauwenberga, J., Van Holleb, V., Simonsa, D., Deriddera, R., Clarysa, P., Goubertc, L., Nasar, J. Salmone, S., De Bourdeaudhuijb, I., Deforchea, B., "Environmental factors influencing older adults’ walking for transportation: A study using walk-along Interviews." International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
  • Nasar, JL, Holloman, C, Playground characteristics to encourage children to visit and play. Journal of Physical Activity and Health

Presentations

  • "Mobile technology and distracted attention.." 2010, Presented at Webinar: California Department of Public Health, Pedestrian Safety Program,
  • "Perceived aspects of streets and parks that might affect children's physical activity.." 2010, Presented at 41st Environmental Design Research Association Conference, Washington,
  • Functional integration of planning programs: Does administrative location matter?. 2010, Presented at American Collegiate Schools of Planning, 51st Annual Conference, Mineeapolis,
  • "Meanings Matters for Design, Invited Keynote Address." 2010, Presented at 9th International Symposium of Environment-Behavior Studies, Harbin, CN|CHN
  • "Active living research: Street and park design for physical activity among children." 2010, Presented at C&RP PhD lecture, Columbus,
  • "Designing healthy urban parks: Assessing and applying the research." 2011, Presented at Urban Nature, Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture 2011, Los Angeles,
  • "Designing for communities." 2011, Presented at National Planning Conference (APA), Boston, US|USA
  • "Perceived aspects of streets and chldren's physical activity." 2011, Presented at 53rd Annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference, Salt Lake City, US|USA
  • "Improving Street and Playground Perceptions." 2011, Presented at American Society of Landscape Architects, San Diego, US|USA
  • "Restorative Environments." 2011, Columbus,
  • "Save that house! An examination of demolition ordinances.." 2011, Presented at 53rd Annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference, Salt Lake City, US|USA
  • "È Piu Restrative un ambiente naturale o costruito? Uno studio sugli skyline urbani notturno." 2012, Presented at Congresso della Sezione di Psicologia Sperimentale di Associazione Italiana di Psicologia (AIP), Pecara, IT|ITA
  • "Tre Brevi Scale Per Misare Restorativeness, Livability, Liveliness Degi Ambiente Fisici: Un Confronto Italia USA." 2012, Presented at Congresso nazionale delle sezioni dell'AIP, Pescara, IT|ITA
  • "Assessing environments for active living." 2010, Ghent, BE|BEL
  • "Active Living Research Guidelines." 2010, Presented at National Planning Conference, New Orleans, US|USA
  • "Impressions of psychotherapists’ offices." 2010, Presented at American Psychological Association 118th Annual Convention, San Diego,
  • "Psychological Distortions of Physical Maps: Possible Uses for Food Access Measures." 2013, Presented at Food Mapping Team Dine and Learn Event, Coumbus, US|USA
  • "Lessons Learned from Evaluting 30 Psychotherapists' Offices." 2013, Presented at 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, US|USA
  • "Restorative value of nature and skylines in daylight and after dark." 2013, Presented at 44th Annual Environmental Design Reseach Association Conference, Providence, US|USA
  • "Urban Environmens, Non Visual Response." 2014, Presented at Illuminating Engineering Society: Light + Behavior, OH, US|USA
  • "Dynamic experience of Spaciousness, Surprise and Preference." 2014, Presented at 45th Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, New Orleans, US|USA

Papers in Proceedings

2013

  • Nasar, J L.,, Pasini, M., Burro, R., Paolillo, A., & Perry, S. "Restorative value of nature and skylines in daylight and after dark.." in 44th Annual Environmental Design Reseach Association Conference. McClean, (5 2013). 295 - 296.

1991

  • Nasar,J "Towards a new empirical aesthetics - Historiometric inquiry." in 22nd Annual Conf. of the Environmental Design Research Association- Healthy EnvironmentsA 22/1991 ). Edmond, OK, (1 1991). 267 - 284.