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Hazards - Elements that
Create Feelings of Exclusion


Lack of sensory comfort - visual, auditory, olfactory, proprioception, thermal, tactile, ergonomic

"Visual cues are important; they need to be intuitive. Colors can be used to categorize spaces. We want as much outdoor space as
possible – picnic tables, shade structures, site lighting, convenience outlets.”

Myron Kong, Former Architect
& Director of Facilities
@ Summit Public School


  • Harsh fluorescent lights / bad lighting in general

  • Bad acoustics - noisy, stressful environments


Major Intervention

  • Lack of natural light

  • Lack of outdoor spaces, nature views, etc.

  • Older mechanical systems - uncomfortable temperatures, stale air, bad smells, bad ventilation

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