From words to ambience: towards an architectural daylighting design based on users' perceptions and behaviours.
Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar; Tabet Aoul, Kheira
Kheira Tabet Aoul
This paper presents an investigation aiming to demonstrate the possible move from words to ambience in order to achieve an architectural daylighting design. This latter is mainly based on the users’ perceptions and behaviours. It was assumed that the daylighting conceptual tools of an architect namely words, shapes and numbers could correspond together in such a way they characterize various luminous environments. Hence, a post-occupancy evaluation (POE) is undertaken and allows collecting several varying data including users’ expressed perceptions and observed behaviours, measured physical parameters of the luminous environment and built space as well as the characteristics of the climatic, cultural and social context. These data are in form of textual expressions, numerical quantities or categorized shapes. The statistical analysis of these data reveals several correspondences between four words, e.g. luminous, and several parameters variably leading to furniture characteristics, architectural space properties as well as the user’s behaviour.
BELAKEHAL, A., BENNADJI, A. and TABET AOUL, K. 2009. From words to ambience: towards an architectural daylighting design based on users' perceptions and behaviours. Presented at the 11th European lighting conference (LuxEuropa 2009), 9-11 September 2009, Istanbul, Turkey.
|Presentation Conference Type||Conference Paper (unpublished)|
|Conference Name||11th European lighting conference (LuxEuropa 2009)|
|Conference Location||Istanbul, Turkey|
|Start Date||Sep 9, 2009|
|End Date||Sep 11, 2009|
|Deposit Date||Mar 29, 2021|
|Publicly Available Date||Mar 29, 2021|
|Keywords||Daylight in architecture; Daylighting; Ambience; User; POE; Architectural design; Conceptual tools|
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