CumInCAD is a Cumulative Index about publications in Computer Aided Architectural Design
supported by the sibling associations ACADIA, CAADRIA, eCAADe, SIGraDi, ASCAAD and CAAD futures

PDF papers
authors Dalholm, E., Rydberg-Mitchell, B., Davies, R. and Warrén, P.
year 1999
source Full-scale Modeling and the Simulation of Light [Proceedings of the 7th European Full-scale Modeling Association Conference / ISBN 3-85437-167-5] Florence (Italy) 18-20 February 1999, pp. 67-74
summary Do we experience the size and character of virtual spaces in the same way as real spaces? What impact has the meaning of a space, i.e. furniture and other clues to the use of a space, on our experience of it? This paper describes an experiment where the participants could navigate through a room, first on desktop-VR, then in full-scale VR (in a CAVE) and finally in a full-scale model. In a first phase the room was empty and only defined through walls, windows and doors. Later on furniture was added as well as colors and textures. The experiment was a pilot study and threw light on some questions which we intend to develop in further investigations. It showed that the participants used building components like doors and windows and furniture in the presentation on desktop VR for their estimation of the size of the room. In the CAVE and in the full-scale model the participants' bodies were the measure for their estimations. The experiment also hinted at that color and texture had an impact on the experience of size.
keywords VR, CAVE, Full-scale Modeling, Design Tool, 3D-Modeling, Participatory Design, Model Simulation, Real Environments
series other
type normal paper
full text file.pdf (527,292 bytes)
references Content-type: text/plain
Details Citation Select
100%; open Ehn, Pelle (1988) Find in CUMINCAD Work-Oriented Design of Computer Artefacts , Stockholm: Arbetslivscentrum

100%; open Jones, Christopher (1993) Find in CUMINCAD Redefining Designing. From Form to Experience , New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold

100%; open Mitchell, Thomas (1993) Find in CUMINCAD Redefining Designing. From Form to Experience , New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold

100%; open Zevi, Bruno (1957) Find in CUMINCAD Architecture as Space , New York: Horizon Space

last changed 2004/05/04 09:27
pick and add to favorite papersHOMELOGIN (you are user _anon_339174 from group guest) CUMINCAD Papers Powered by SciX Open Publishing Services 1.002