Search for dissertations about: "architectural psychology thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words architectural psychology thesis.

  1. 1. Lighting Control Systems for Energy Saving and User Acceptance: State-of-the-art and future directions

    Author : Niko Gentile; Energi och ByggnadsDesign; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Indoor lighting; lighting control system; lighting control; energy saving; energy efficiency; user acceptance; human factor; occupancy strategies; absence sensor; presence sensor; lighting switch; manual switch; daylight harvesting system; daylight-linked system; photoelectric dimming; photosensor.;

    Abstract : Lighting accounts for one-fifth of global electricity use. In Sweden, energy demand for lighting corresponds to 20% of the total electricity use in office buildings. Lighting retrofit measures are considered to be among the most cost-efficient way to reduce energy use in buildings. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies in visual perception of architectural spaces and rooms

    Author : Tommy Gärling; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

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  3. 3. The Office - An Explorative Study : Architectural Design's Impact on Health, Job Satisfaction & Well-being

    Author : Christina Bodin Danielsson; Magnus Rönn; Lennart Bodin; Frank Becker; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; employees; office environment; office type; architectural features; functional features; architecture; experience; satisfaction; dissatisfaction; health; job satisfaction; perception; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines the office environment’s influence on employees’ perception oftheir workplaces, their organizations and their job satisfaction, as well as their health and wellbeing.It is based on an empirical study of 491 office employees from twenty-six companies anddivisions in large companies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Designing the Edge : An Inquiry into the Psychospatial Nature of Meaning in the Architecture of the Urban Waterfront

    Author : Konstantinos Ioannidis; Katja Grillner; Lars-Henrik Ståhl; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urban design and theory; spatial psychology; spatial meaning; compositional strategies; formulative logic; waterfront design and spatial organization; psychospatial reading; transformational relations; design of the edge; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : The initial goal of this effort is to develop a discussion on urban design process and thinking that acknowledges the needs of places with meaning in the design of the urban waterfront. The thesis addresses the fact that the problematic of the coastal formulation is intricate, comprising not only aspects related to the spatial organization and design of its domain but also shared properties originated by the presence and movement of the perceiving subject in the area. READ MORE

  5. 5. Office environment, health and job satisfaction : an explorative study of office design's influence

    Author : Christina Danielsson; Tore J. Larsson; Terry Hartig; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; office employees; physical environment; office-type; architecture; experience; satisfaction; dissatisfaction; health; well-being; job satisfaction; perception; architectural features; functional features; Architecture; Arkitektur; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigates environmental factors impact on office employees. More specifically, it investigates: 1) perception and experience of office environments, 2) satisfaction with office environments, and 3) health status and job satisfaction in connection to office environment. READ MORE