DEA_150__Prelim_2_essay_questions - DEA 150 Preliminary...

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Preliminary Examination II Study Questions As in Prelim 1, five questions from the list of 10 will be on the exam. This time the exam will go from 7:30 until 10:00 pm since several students informed me or the TAs that they had to rush. Please note also that it is ok to use phrases, lists, etc. Prose is not required in answering questions. I will be holding extra office hours during the week after Spring break so check the web page. You can also make an appointment if you want to meet with me this week. My e mail is gwe1. 1. a. Describe what programming and post-occupancy evaluation are and how they relate to DEA 150? programming : determining performance requirements of designed objects and spaces, applying HER Processes as well as POE data post-occupancy evaluation : evaluation of opinions about buildings in use, from the perspective of the people who use them. .. assesses how well buildings match users' needs, and identifies ways to improve building design, performance and fitness for purpose. relate to DEA 150 in that programming requires the knowledge of the HER processes that we are learning about to use data for solutions, and POE is to test the solutions through feedback from the actual users. ... helps us understand the relationships between people and their environments, and then how we can make them better b. Define each of these HER processes: cognitive appraisal : interpretation of a situation/environments based on the manifest/latent function/meaning. .. the perception of a situation can be the cause of a negative/positive psychological reaction, rather than the situation itself. .. latent and manifest meaning. .. differentiating between a house and a home. personal space : the region surrounding each person, or that area which a person considers his domain or territory. often if entered by another being without this being desired, it makes them feel uncomfortable. .. the size of the space will change depending upon who the person is interacting with (depending upon the familiarity or intimacy with the s ) territoriality : demonstrating control, ownership, or regulation of the space or territory; the ability to defend, control, claim, regulate a space. privacy : personal space is a boundary control mechanism used to regulate social interaction; the ability to regulate (control) social interaction, optimization of interpersonal relationships, and obtaining a balance between desired and achieve levels of social interaction. defensible space : idea that crime and delinquency can be controlled and mitigated through environmental design crowding : too much unwanted social interaction (psychological construct); high density (physical construct) c. Take four of the above HER processes in Part b. and develop a design guideline for each one of them for a college dormitory. A guideline should include: A succinct statement of the programming goal. 1.
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2009 for the course DEA 2020 taught by Professor Gilmore,r. during the Spring '07 term at Cornell.

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