The POE Process Model
While POE is a systematic and formal process, it can take place at different levels of effort.
The same building can be satisfactorily evaluated in a day or two, a month or two, or even several
In this lecture, we will presen
Attributes of technical elements continued.
Acoustical considerations are infrequently found in building codes.
There are however regulations governing sound in the workplace and the protection of workers exposed
to noisy environments.
History of POE
POE is said to have its name derived from the occupancy permit that is issued when a building is
completed, inspected and deemed safe according to building codes and regulations.
The first significant efforts at POE were made in the mid-196
Advantages of Measuring Performance
The concept of building performance is the major philosophical and theoretical foundation of POE.
POE = Statement of Building Performance
In the performance concept, the behaviors, qualities, and accomplishments of peop
Rational for POE
There are a number of important benefits which can be gained by conducting POEs.
These benefits constitute the rationale for conducting POEs.
The word rationale in this context means reason, justification or motive.
These benefits are as
The Building Process and The Performance Concept
The principles of the performance concept is applied to the building process using the principles of:
Buildings have attributes that are not typical of capital
Proxemics and Territoriality
Space is a basic concern in both architecture and the behavioral sciences.
Spatial attributes, the sequence, location, relationships, shape, size, and detail of spaces affect occupant
Territoriality refers to a cult
Phase 2 Conducting POE Steps
Initiating the on-site data-collection process:
To prepare the evaluation team and the client organization for on-site POE activities.
To coordinate the timing and location of POE activities in order to minimize disru
Phase 1: Planning the POE
Development of client contract.
Discussion of alternative levels of effort for POE.
Selection of appropriate POE level of effort.
Identification of liaison individuals.
Review of structure of client organization.
POE Phases & Steps
POEs are carried out by completing three phases, each involving a number of steps:
Phase 1 - Planning the POE:
The planning phase provides guidance for initiating and organizing the POE.
Phase 2 Conducting the POE:
The main tasks in con
Uses and Benefits of Post-Occupancy Evaluation
Post-Occupancy Evaluation (POEs) is the process of evaluating buildings in a systematic and rigorous
manner after they have been built and occupied for some time.
POEs are intended to compare systematically a