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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

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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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.