IJCRR - 8(3), February, 2016
EVALUATION OF COLOR AND LIGHTING PREFERENCES IN ARCHITECTS' OFFICES FOR ENHANCING PRODUCTIVITY
Author: Zahra Poursafar, Nandineni Rama Devi, Lewlyn L. R. Rodrigues
Background: Knowledge of design basics is key to the successful planning and implementation of any interior design project. The elements and principles of design represent general, universal ideas that refer to every aspect of design. Aim: This paper is focusing on occupant’s Preferences regarding to Color and Lighting in the Architects’ offices in Iran and India to increase the level of personalization in work environment and improving the Productivity. The outcome of this research would establish the link between architectural elements and Productivity. Moreover, the study would give clear indicators for the future architects to have a base for understanding the requirements and produce architectural components to suit to their specific requirements. Methodology: The data was primarily sourced through a self-administered survey questionnaire using random sampling method on representative sampling basis. Result: The finding of the study indicated that for employees in offices there are wide variety of Preferences in case of Color and Lighting. Also the outcome reveals employee’s Productivity in architects’ offices is affected by architectural elements. Conclusion: There are different Preferences regarding Colour and Lighting for employees in architects’ offices under the study. This difference would depend on distinction among behavioural, attitudinal and emotional pattern of the individuals. The result is based on the user’s subjective impression and personal Preferences in case of Colour and Lighting.
Keywords: Architects’ office, Preferences, Colour, Lighting, Productivity
Zahra Poursafar, Nandineni Rama Devi, Lewlyn L. R. Rodrigues. EVALUATION OF COLOR AND LIGHTING PREFERENCES IN ARCHITECTS' OFFICES FOR ENHANCING PRODUCTIVITY International Journal of Current Research and Review. 8(3), February, 01-06
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