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Title: Case study of using user pre-occupancy evaluation method in facilitating designer-client
Authors: Shen, W
Shen, GQP 
Keywords: Virtual prototype
BIM
Pre-occupancy evaluation
Designer-client communication
Architectual design
Issue Date: Jul-2011
Publisher: Faculty of Construction and Land Use, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Source: Proceedings : 3rd International Postgraduate Conference on Infrastructure and Environment, v. 2, p. 653-660 How to cite?
Abstract: There are constant interactions between the clients and designers during the briefing and early design stage in a building project. Problems usually stem from the fact that clients cannot fully understand the habitual representation of the design, such as 2D drawings, due to their limited comprehensive in three-dimensional space. Another problem is also the lack of a framework to guide the inexperienced clients to review the design solution systematically. This paper introduces a case study of using a User Pre-Occupancy Evaluation Method (UPOEM) in a campus project. In this case study, this UPOEM is compared with the traditional designer-client communication method on the effect of improving clients' performance. The result of this case study indicated that the UPOEM provided a potential to improve the clients' performance at understanding the future built environment as well as design review.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/7584
ISBN: 978-988-17311-7-3
Rights: © 2011 Faculty of Construction and Land Use, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
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