Date of Award

Spring 5-15-2020

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Tricia Skoler

Second Advisor

Roberta Fadda

Academic Program Adviser

Sandeep Prasada


Biophilic interior design in urban playrooms has been greatly understudied. We measured inter-rater reliability of the Biophilic Interior Design Matrix (BID-M) and matrix items by quantitatively coding images of 45 New York City residential playrooms. Findings suggest that the BID-M needs to be modified to better assess urban playrooms.



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