An Experimental Study Of Evaluation In Building Design

Çakın, Şahap
The study reported here is aimed at gaining an insight into the relationships between the quality of information presented to architects and non-architects on design alternatives, their professional training and the level of agreement in "choice" situations. Beginning with earlier studies on concepts such as judgement and evaluation in design, we shall dwell on background studies related to the quality of information, its complexity and the role of architectural training on preferences.


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Ş. Çakın, “An Experimental Study Of Evaluation In Building Design,” ODTÜ Mimarlık Fakültesi Dergisi, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 49–59, 1976, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: