Roger Ulrich

Visiting Professor at Building Design

Roger Ulrich, PhD, is Visiting Professor of Architecture at Chalmers and professor emeritus of architecture at Texas A&M University. He is the most frequently cited researcher internationally in evidence-based healthcare design and received the title Change Maker of the Year 2015 due to his valid contributions to the field of research.


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The built environment and its impact on health outcomes and experiences of patients, significant others and staff—A protocol for a systematic review

Marie Elf, A. Anaker, Elizabeth Marcheschi et al
Nursing Open. Vol. In press
Journal article

ICU Patient Family Stress Recovery During Breaks in a Hospital Garden and Indoor Environments

Roger Ulrich, Makayla Cordoza, Stuart K. Gardiner et al
HERD. Vol. In Press
Journal article

Room for improvement: A randomised controlled trial with nested qualitative interviews on space, place and treatment delivery

L. F. Sandal, J. B. Thorlund, Andrew J. Moore et al
British Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol. 53 (6), p. 359-367
Journal article

Psychiatric ward design can reduce aggressive behavior

Roger Ulrich, Lennart Bogren, Stuart K. Gardiner et al
Journal of Environmental Psychology. Vol. 57, p. 53-66
Journal article

Impact of nurses taking daily work breaks in a hospital garden on Burnout

Makayla Cordoza, Roger Ulrich, Bette J. Manulik et al
American Journal of Critical Care. Vol. 27 (6), p. 508-512
Journal article

The impact of a hospital garden on pregnant women and their partners

Roger Ulrich, R. Serene Perkins
Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing. Vol. 31 (2), p. 186-187
Journal article

Designing for Calm

Roger Ulrich
New York Times (January 11)
Magazine article

Towards a design theory for reducing aggression in psychiatric facilities

Roger Ulrich, Lennart Bogren, Stefan Lundin
ARCH 12: ARCHITECTURE / RESEARCH / CARE / HEALTH. 12/11/2012 → 14/11/2012. Gothenburg., p. 12-
Paper in proceedings

Den goda vårdavdelningen

Maria Berezecki Mårtensson, Peter Fröst, Roger Ulrich et al

A Conceptual Framework for the Domain of Evidence-Based Design

Roger Ulrich, L. L. Berry, X. B. Quan et al
HERD. Vol. 4 (1), p. 95-114
Journal article

A review of the research literature on evidence-based healthcare design

Roger Ulrich, C Zimring, X Zhu et al
HERD. Vol. 1 (3), p. 61-125
Magazine article

Evidence-based healthcare architecture

Roger Ulrich
The Lancet (368), p. 38-39
Magazine article

The Role of the Physical Environment in the Hospital of the 21st Century

Roger Ulrich, C. Zimring, A. Joseph et al

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Den fysiska miljöns betydelse för ungdomar som vårdas inom de särskilda ungdomshemmen

Marie Strid Building Design
Charlotta Thodelius Building Design
Roger Ulrich Building Design
SIS - The Swedish National Board of Institutional Care


Integrative Ways of Residing: Health and Quality of Residence Architectural Inventions for Dwelling, Ageing and Healthcaring AIDAH

Sten Gromark Building Design
Hanna Morichetto Building Design
Roger Ulrich Building Design
Marie Strid Building Design
Elizabeth Marcheschi Building Design
Ola Nylander Building Design
Saga Karlsson Building Design
Charlotta Thodelius Building Design
Elke Miedema Building Design
Maria Berezecka Mårtensson Building Design
Peter Fröst Building Design
Inga Malmqvist Building Design
Anna Braide Building Design
Cecilia Pettersson Building Design
Göran Lindahl Construction Management

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