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Jack Nasar

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

Honors

  • 20090101

    EDRA Achievement Award.

  • 20060101

    EDRA Career Award.

  • 20060101

    Elected Fellow.

  • 20040101

    Distinguished Alumni Award.

  • 19940101

    Elected Fellow.

  • 19890101

    Ethel Chattel Visiting Scholar.

  • 19790101-19800101

    Lilly Endowment Post-Doctoral Fellowshipo.

  • 19790101-19800101

    Lilly Endowment Post-Doctoral Fellowship.

Books

2015

2008

1999

Edited Books

2015

2007

1999

Unknown

Chapters

2013

  • 2013. "People judge therapists by their offices." In Initial Intake, edited by Saul Robbins,

2012

  • 2012. "McMansions." In Encyclopedia of Housing, edited by Andrew T. Carswell,

2011

2000

  • 2000. "What design for a presidential library?." In EDRA 31/2000 Building Bridges: Connecting People, Research and Design, edited by AE Stamps,

1997

  • 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,

1995

  • 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,

1986

  • 1986. "Towards a new empirical aesthetics: Historiometric inquiry." In Proceedings of the Environmental Design Research Association, edited by B Bechtel,
  • 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,
  • 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,

1984

1982

  • 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,

1980

  • 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,

Unknown

  • "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

2015

2014

2013

  • Nasar, J. L. & Holloman, C. H., 2013, "Playground characteristics to encourage children to visit and play." Journal of Physical Activity and Health 10, no. 8, 1201-1208 - 1201-1208.

2012

2011

2010

2008

2007

2006

  • E Cubukcu; KM Cubukcu; JL Nasar, 2006, "Spatial knowledge and the computer game playing habit." Yapi 293, 85-87 - 85-87.
  • 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 - 56.

2005

  • Nasar,J, 2005, "Ohio State: The debate continues (Jack Nasar)." Landscape Architecture 95, no. 11, 13-13 - 13-13.

2004

2003

2002

1999

  • Nasar,J,L; Kang,J,M, 1999, "House style preference and meanings across taste cultures." Landscape and Urban Planning 44, no. 1, 33-42 - 33-42.

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 - 14-14.

1992

1990

1988

1984

1980

  • 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 - 10-16.
  • JL Nasar; J Tector, 1980, "Third generation design methods." Design Methods & Theories 14, no. 3, 1-12 - 1-12.

Unknown

  • 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
  • Nasar, JL, Holloman, C, Playground characteristics to encourage children to visit and play. Journal of Physical Activity and Health
  • Devlin, A., Nasar, J.L., & Cubukcu, E, "Impressions of Psychotherapists' Offices: A Cross-cultural Comparison.." Environment and Behavior
  • Nasar, JL, Holloman, C, "Playground characteristics to encourage playing." Journal of Physical Activity and Health
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Presentations

  • "Active Living Research Guidelines." 2010, Presented at National Planning Conference,
  • "Assessing environments for active living." 2010,
  • "Save that house! An examination of demolition ordinances.." 2011, Presented at 53rd Annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference,
  • "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),
  • "Meanings Matters for Design, Invited Keynote Address." 2010, Presented at 9th International Symposium of Environment-Behavior Studies,
  • "Active living research: Street and park design for physical activity among children." 2010, Presented at C&RP PhD lecture,
  • "Restorative Environments." 2011,
  • "Designing healthy urban parks: Assessing and applying the research." 2011, Presented at Urban Nature, Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture 2011,
  • "Designing for communities." 2011, Presented at National Planning Conference (APA),
  • "Improving Street and Playground Perceptions." 2011, Presented at American Society of Landscape Architects,
  • "Perceived aspects of streets and chldren's physical activity." 2011, Presented at 53rd Annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference,
  • "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,
  • Functional integration of planning programs: Does administrative location matter?. 2010, Presented at American Collegiate Schools of Planning, 51st Annual Conference,
  • "Psychological Distortions of Physical Maps: Possible Uses for Food Access Measures." 2013, Presented at Food Mapping Team Dine and Learn Event,
  • "Restorative value of nature and skylines in daylight and after dark." 2013, Presented at 44th Annual Environmental Design Reseach Association Conference,
  • Urban Environmens, Non Visual Response. 2014, Presented at Illuminating Engineering Society: Light + Behavior,
  • "Dynamic experience of Spaciousness, Surprise and Preference." 2014, Presented at 45th Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association,
  • "Lessons Learned from Evaluting 30 Psychotherapists' Offices." 2013, Presented at 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association,
  • "Tre Brevi Scale Per Misare Restorativeness, Livability, Liveliness Degi Ambiente Fisici: Un Confronto Italia USA." 2012, Presented at Congresso nazionale delle sezioni dell'AIP,

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. (5 2013).

1991

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