Co-author of The Power of Workspace for People & Business, she has written and published numerous articles and continues to write on user needs in buildings, occupant comfort, post-occupancy evaluation, building user manager communication, facilities management and architectural programming.
With a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Psychology, and a PhD in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley,
Dr Vischer and her team have advised governments and corporations all over the world on workplace design, helping them to link a process of organisational restructuring and business transformation to space-related decisions and new workspace design.
Dr Vischer has taught courses at many universities in Canada and the USA, including the Graduate School of Design at Harvard. She has also received lifetime and national career recognition awards from the Environmental Design Research Association and the American Society of Interior Designers.