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Visual and acoustic adaptability in architecture

Author
Alonso, C.; Isalgue, A.; Coch, H.; Palme, M.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
Central Europe towards sustainable building 2013
Date of publication
2013
Presentation's date
2013-06-28
Book of congress proceedings
CESB 13 - CENTRAL EUROPE TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE BUILDING. Sustainable Building and Refurbishment for Next Generations
First page
503
Last page
506
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/23319 Open in new window
Abstract
This paper deals with both physical and psychological dimensions of visual and acoustic adaptability in architecture. Studies revealed that thermal comfort at one point in a transitional space is determined by the relative temperature at the location compared to the average temperatures the subjects had previously been exposed to. The objective of this study is to investigate whether these results can be extrapolated to visual and acoustic perception. The proposed methodology is based on observi...
Citation
Alonso, C. [et al.]. Visual and acoustic adaptability in architecture. A: Central Europe towards Sustainable Building. "CESB 13 - CENTRAL EUROPE TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE BUILDING. Sustainable Building and Refurbishment for Next Generations". Praga: 2013, p. 503-506.
Keywords
Adaptive approach, Transitional spaces, Visual and acoustic comfort
Group of research
AIEM - Architecture, energy and environment

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