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A knowledge-based space planning system
(Taylor & Francis, 1992)
Knowledge-based systems are potentially powerful tools for improving the results of automated or interactive design procedures. Expert Space Planner is a prototype of such a system that uses production rules in the spatial ...
Toward postcolonial openings: rereading Sir Banister Fletcher's history of architecture
(The MIT Press, 1998-04)
A proposal for 'correction values' for winter outdoor design temperatures
This study aims to find a correlation between winter outdoor design temperature (WDT) and mass of the building envelope. The daily variations of the inside surface temperatures and heal fluxes of the walls under various ...
Invasion of personal space under the condition of short-term crowding: a case study on an Automatic Teller Machine
(Academic Press, 1999-06)
This study is an investigation of the effects of short-term crowding on the invasion of personal space. The analysis was carried out by means of research designed for automatic teller machine (ATM) users in Ankara. The ...
Involving the elderly in the design process
(Taylor & Francis, 1998)
Based on the concept of'aging in place', a prescriptive model is proposed, aiming at the creation of a usable, safe and attractive built environment where the elderly residents are actively involved in the design process ...
Effects of different lighting arrangements on space perception
(Taylor & Francis, 1999)
The idea to improve the quality of lighting design in interior spaces has gained importance in the last years. This experimental study concentrateson the quality of lighting and the relation between lighting arrangements ...
The distribution of urban public services: The case of parks and recreational services in Ankara
The provision of urban services is a central issue in urban planning and development. The distribution of these services to guarantee their effective utilization is another focus of concern. As citizens are heterogeneous ...
Housing conditions and activities of the middle-income Turkish household
(Ural and Associates, 1998)
The aim of this research is to study kitchen related space and storage requirements of residential units considering women's activity and practice patterns; and define current problems related to the kitchen of social ...
Foreign investment in producer services: the Turkish experience in the post-1980 period
(Liverpool University Press, 1998)
Since 1980, Turkey has been changing its growth strategy from protectionist import substitution to one more market-oriented and outward looking. As the restructuring has unfolded, the domestic market has opened up to ...
A context-specific interface model for architectural design in the virtual environment
(Taylor & Francis, 1998-09)
There is an ongoing debate on the success of architectural software in meeting the designers' wishes and in being familiar to the way designers design. One dominant belief is that as architectural software introduces a ...