The Evaluation of Physical Space Quality in Education Buildings in Regard to User Satisfaction

Filiz ŞENKAL SEZER, Tülin VURAL ARSLAN
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Abstract


In this study, physical space quality of two different engineering department buildings in Uludag University Gorukle Campus, Bursa, Turkey are analyzed in regard to user evaluations about the physical space quality. In the analysis of these evaluations, criteria about physical space quality are predetermined by the authors. In the method of the study, the below phases are implemented. In first, the literature review about the physical space quality is done and then a questionnaire is prepared with regard to the key themes in literature review in order to evaluate the user satisfaction. The  key themes in user satisfaction questionnaire is accessibility, ergonomics, thermal comfort, audible comfort, visual comfort, inner space air quality, service spaces, socialization. The aim of this study is first to understand which criteria are important for the students and then to improve the physical space quality in regard to the dissatisfaction.

Keywords


Education Buildings; Post Occupancy Evaluation; Environmental Control; Accessibility

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17482/uujfe.82570

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