Public Buildings and Types

Commercial Interior Space Designing-II 4(1+3)

Lesson 1:Public Buildings and Types


Building refers to the art and science of designing and erecting for specific utility. Architecture is both the process and product of planning, designing and constructing form, space and ambience that reflect functional, technical, social, and aesthetic considerations of the users. Architectural works are often perceived as cultural and political symbols and as works of art. The Design Methodology Movement involving people have resulted in more people-oriented building designs. Extensive studies on areas such as behavioral, environmental, and social sciences have established the relevance of design process in building design. Advancement in science and technology has brought in vast changes in the design of buildings and interiors. Human safety and health, comfort and convenience, lighting, aesthetics, indoor climate, building services and communication systems, energy conservation are major issues in user-friendly buildings.


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