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Effects of hue, saturation, and brightness on preference
A study was done to investigate preference responses for foreground-background color relationships. To do this, 123 university undergraduates in Ankara, Turkey, were asked to view eight background colors selected from HSB ...
Reinvention of tradition as an urban image: the case of Ankara Citadel
Debates on urban tourism have been coupled with a widespread discourse on 'placelessness', 'loss of identity', and 'standardization' related to the modernist ideology of planning. In this respect, utilizing this historic ...
Dynamic simulation in virtual environments as an evaluation tool for architectural design
(Taylor & Francis, 2001)
Prediction and evaluation of future performance of buildings are essential aspects of an efficient design process. This paper discusses dynamic simulation as a prediction and evaluation tool for architectural design. It ...
Satisfaction in a dormitory building: the effects of floor height on the perception of room size and crowding
This article examines the effects of floor height on the perception of room size and crowding as an important aspect of satisfaction with a dormitory building. The analysis was carried out by means of a survey research ...
The Midnight Express (1978) phenomenon and the image of Turkey
Teaching architectural history in Turkey and Greece: the burden of the mosque and the temple
(University of California Press, 2003-03)
Information arts and information science: time to unite?
This article explicates the common ground between two currently independent fields of Inquiry, namely information arts and information science, and suggests a frame-work that could unite them as a single field of study. ...
On document relevance and lexical cohesion between query terms
Lexical cohesion is a property of text, achieved through lexical-semantic relations between words in text. Most information retrieval systems make use of lexical relations in text only to a limited extent. In this paper ...
The shifting tides of academe: oscillation between hand and computer in architectural education
(Springer Netherlands, 2006-09)
There is a current vacillation in choosing hand or computer for design presentation in academia. Although the computer emerged as very powerful alternative presentation medium, it could not sweep away the hand totally. ...
Lighting monuments: reflections on outdoor lighting and environmental appraisal
For more than 10 years, highlighting urban pattern, revealing the artifacts in our surroundings, and providing relationships among the elements of cities, outdoor lighting practice gained more significance. The following ...