Essays about: "visual comfort"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the words visual comfort.

  1. 1. Adaptive facade, the active connection between indoor and outdoor

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Chenhong Wang; Angel Asis Perez Morata; [2019]
    Keywords : Adaptive facade; thermal and visual comfort; indoor and outdoor environment; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This study explores the connection between the indoor and outdoor environment and how through the use of shading devices they affect each other. The chosen location for the study is a well-known street in the urban context of Copenhagen. READ MORE

  2. 2. Daylighting and sunlighting in street canyons. A quantitative research on the visual perception and in-situ daylight measurements of four urban canyons in Copenhagen.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign

    Author : Olesja Lami; [2019]
    Keywords : daylighting; sunlighting; urban canyon; visual perception; visual comfort; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : “Light creates ambience and the feel of a place, as well as the expression of a structure.” Le Corbusier With the current urban pressure and large waves of immigration, cities are facing an increase in population and therefore urban densification. This increase in building quantities affects daylight reaching the public space. READ MORE

  3. 3. Inner yard building occupant’s perception versus the computer simulated metrics of daylight : Field study and simulation-based analysis of inner yard building

    University essay from KTH/Ljusdesign

    Author : Baiba Borodinova; [2018]
    Keywords : Inner yard buildings; Stockholm; daylight factor; window to floor area ratio; human perception; view; direct sunlight; overcast sky; light and health; human well-being; quantitative and qualitative study; computer simulations; visual and physical theory;

    Abstract : This Master thesis was aimed at investigating common daylight evaluation methods related to Swedish building codes versus human perception of daylight in residential spaces. Field (interview) and simulation-based study were conducted in one of the typical 20thcentury residential, closed courtyard buildings in Stockholm.   12 residents of Kv. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluation of acoustic, visual and thermal comfort perception of students in the Educational Building at KTH Campus : A study case in a university building in Stockholm

    University essay from KTH/Installations- och energisystem

    Author : Sofia Kristina Kritikou; [2018]
    Keywords : Thermal comfort; Acoustic comfort; Visual comfort; Sustainability; Energy systems; Productivity; Indoor air quality ; Termisk komfort; Akustisk komfort; Visuell komfort; Hållbarhet; Energisystem; Produktivitet; Inomhusluftkvalitet;

    Abstract : In recent years the focus and application of sustainability in buildings has risen. Both for environmental and human well-being reasons. The quality of the indoor environment affects the well-being, productivity and work performance, but it can also affect the occupants negatively, like increasing risks of different diseases and health issues. READ MORE

  5. 5. A concept to evaluate dynamic daylight glare

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Efthymia Eirini Tsianaka; [2018]
    Keywords : glare; daylight; zonal; long-term; adaptation possibility; TPG; STG; directional glare; weighting system; dynamic; visual comfort; fenestration system; Arts and Architecture; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : A method towards a dynamic daylight glare evaluation in the early stage of design was developed in this thesis, using existing glare metrics under multiple observer positions and gazes. The results pointed out that it is possible for a zonal characterization regarding glare sensation to be achieved with the combination of multiple existing metrics and a weighting system, named the adaptation possibility. READ MORE