About the Author
Gordon H. Chong, FAIA, served as the national president of The American Institute of Architects in 2002 and president of The Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture from 2007 to 2009. As a founder of Chong Partners Architecture, he led the team that received the 2005–2007 AIA Latrobe Research Fellowship.
W. Mike Martin, PhD, FAIA, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley, has served as the undergraduate dean of the College of Environmental Design and chair of the Architecture Department. A co-recipient of the 2005–2007 AIA Latrobe Research Fellowship for Research, Martin served as president-elect of the San Francisco chapter of the AIA and as the editor of Architecture California (AIACC).