Browse by author
Lookup NU author(s): Professor John Fitzgerald
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).
A building occupant’s experiences are not passive responses to environmental stimuli, but are the results of multifaceted, prolonged interactions between people and space. We present a framework and prototype software tool for analysing occupant perception and behaviour in the context of dynamic aspects of buildings in operation. In particular, we focus on co-presence of different user groups and the resulting impact on perceptual and functional affordances of spatial layouts by utilising the concept of spatial artefacts. We have implemented our prototype architectural design reasoning tool in Answer Set Programming extended to support spatial reasoning, ASPMT(QS), and demonstrate initial results, through case scenarios in the Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle University, a large, state-of-the-art living laboratory and multipurpose academic building that includes lectures, labs, a café, work offices, and exhibition/event areas.
Author(s): Li B, Fitzgerald JS, Schultz C
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: 27th International Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Engineering
Year of Conference: 2020
Number of Volumes: 1
Online publication date: 30/06/2020
Acceptance date: 02/05/2020
Date deposited: 12/08/2020
Publisher: Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin
Library holdings: Search Newcastle University Library for this item