Title:

Facades and problems in correct recognition of the functions that buildings perform

Creator:

Tymkiewicz, Joanna

Abstract:

One of the roles of facades is the informative function. On the grounds of the external image the recipient should receive a legible message about the functions that the building performs. The scope of the paper is the presentation of the results of the survey run on a group of 50 students of the Faculty of Architecture, the purpose of which was to focus the attention on the difficulties in correct recognition of the function of the building based on the perception of its fa├žade and a significant influence of subjective feelings of the respondents.

Keywords:

facades ; informative function ; survey

Date:

2012

Language:

eng

Licence:

CC-BY 3.0