This paper examines designing a research on
architectural coloring process and approaches to develop a color-emotion space
model for human visual system. Matched on relevant methodology, a study is explored
to compare modes of color evaluation with the following hypothesis; can slides
of a real setting be used instead of 1/1 model study for space perception? The
study is composed of two interrelated parts. Firstly, 1/1 model room is
designed in order to investigate lighting quality, color evaluation and visual
perception in respect to the lighting scheme. Secondly, slides of this model
room are projected to a participant group to evaluate the room for lighting quality,
color evaluation and visual perception. The methodology is based on
investigating between the two cases. The 1/1 scaled model and replication of
the same study by its slides are analyzed from lighting quality and lighting
quantity point of views. The findings suggested that there are similarities
between the results, however the 1/1 model room provides a controlled setting
for human based research, visual
impact is stronger and subjective impression is more realistic. As a visual
research method, replication of a real setting (by its slides) can be used
instead of constructing the real case which may also bring flexibility and
lower cost to design studies.
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