About the Author
Karen A Franck is a professor in the New Jersey School of Architecture and the Department of Humanities at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. She received her PhD in environmental psychology from the City University of New York.
R Bianca Lepori is a registered architect practising in Rome and London. She received her architecture degree from the University of Genoa in 1975. In her architecture practice she has concentrated on home environments and institutional structures for natural childbirth.