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Visual adaptability in architecture : a physical and psychological approach

Author
Alonso, C.; Lopez, J.; Coch, H.; Serra, R.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
PLEA2012 - 28th Conference, Opportunities, Limits & Needs Towards an environmentally responsible architecture
Date of publication
2012
Presentation's date
2012-11-07
Book of congress proceedings
PLEA2012 - 28th Conference, Opportunities, Limits & Needs Towards an environmentally responsible architecture
First page
1
Last page
6
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/22825 Open in new window
URL
http://www.plea2012.pe/proceedings.php Open in new window
Abstract
This paper deals with both physical and psychological dimensions of visual adaptability in architecture. The adaptive model of environmental comfort has been studied especially from the thermal point of view. Studies revealed that, when moving from one space to another, the sensation of thermal comfort at the arrival location is widely determined by prior exposure temperatures over the whole course. As all the senses work together in our perception of the environment, the movement between spaces...
Citation
Alonso, C. [et al.]. Visual adaptability in architecture : a physical and psychological approach. A: International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture. "PLEA2012 - 28th Conference, Opportunities, Limits & Needs Towards an environmentally responsible architecture". Lima: 2012, p. 1-6.
Keywords
Adaptive approach, Survey, Transient, Transitional, Visual comfort
Group of research
AIEM - Architecture, energy and environment

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