Investigating the Behaviors of the Elementary School Students in Reference to Factors Associated with Daylight

Seied Majid Mofidi Shemirani, Gholam Hossein Memarian, Shahnaz Pour Naseri, Hashem Hashem Nejad, Vahid Vaziri

Abstract


There is no simple guide to human behavior which architects can use but recommendations rather an understanding of the principles of behavior and of man's interactions with buildings. To investigate the Behaviors of the Elementary School Students, the attitudes and behaviors towards the visual environment of three hundred and fifty primary school students were studied in eleven schools of varying design, with particular reference to factors associated with daylight and fenestration. The survey included social issues, personality characteristics of the primary school students and the varying visual characteristics of the buildings including photometric studies. Considerable proportions of students choose to work or sit near windows, the chief factor being the amount of daylight. View content, view out and nature are important. The most popular children occupy favored window places. Space and comfort both thermal and visual are important. Gender separation is natural.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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