Lily Bernheimer

Lily Bernheimer is an environmental psychology consultant, author and researcher. She is founding director of Space Works Consulting and author of The Shaping of Us: How Everyday Spaces Structure Our Lives, Behavior, & Well-Being. She has written for Psychology Today, The Guardian and Next City.

The Happy Little Nursing Homes Outsmarting Covid-19


In “small house” elder-care facilities, family-sized groups of residents are thriving. The virus is not.

Socially Distanced Architecture That Brings People Together


When correctly designed, housing that gives people personal space can make them feel closer.