The objective of this symposium is the presentation of the results of courses in which students are matched with architects in order to complete research on human aspects for the a design project currentely under design. We will share our experience in organizing and running architecture courses that provide environmental design research to practicing architects through student research. We will also discuss strategies for evaluating every aspect of such courses and solicit ideas for improving them and disseminating them to architecture schools. Areas we will explore and invite discussion, criticism, and ideas from the audience include: (1.) Who were the architects who participated in this pioneering program, what were reasons they participated, what were their expectations, and how were they recruited? (2.) What input did the participating architects have in formulating the research project and how was the research methodology designed? (3.) What were the lecture topics and readings in preparing students for the research and how did the students perform bibliographic search for their projects? (4.) How was the interaction between students and architects structured and how did it work? (5.) What were the building types researched by students, the range of findings, how were the findings presented to architects, and how did architects utilize the findings for designing? (6.) What were the educational benefits to students and what were the benefits for the architects? (7.) What is the potential of such courses to provide continuing education to architects as students bring ideas and literature from the University to practicing architects? (8.) How to evaluate the impact of student research on improving the built environment?