This lecture shows practical examples reffering the techniques and results of comfort evaluation researches, especially, focusing on a variety of users who lives in the cities.
-To understand the characteristics of a variety of users who use the city.
-To understand the changes in social situation today and in the near future, and the problem that urban and architectural space facing.
-To learn how to think the agenda-setting in line with social conditions.
-To understand about the nature of problem-solving techniques in urban and architectural space.
Environmental psychology, Environment Behavior Study, PDCA, Urban space, Architectural space, Usability, Safety, Comfort
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
The lectures will proceed while introducing the examples that are working actually in the business. Setting the reason why such business has been required as a starting point, the students will learn exploration methods for causes of the problems, and learn how to consturct solving methods.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Architectural design for safety for people's dairy life.||Time series variation of daily accident, The pattern of the accident, Compatibility of design and safety|
|Class 2||Comfort-enhancing technique for functioning space like the toilet.||Understanding users needs, Behavioral changes due to the space design, PDCA|
|Class 3||Structure of urban dwellers' evaluation||To grasp technique of residents consciousness, and value axis of the city residence|
|Class 4||Relationship between changes of social conditions and residential requirements||Household population changes in Japan, Fragmentation of living needs, Way of living survey|
|Class 5||Social conditions and consciousness surrounding the child-rearing generation||Work-life balance, M-shaped curve, Housework and childcare time|
|Class 6||Comfort of the space for parents and children.||Park, Playground equipment, Nursing room|
|Class 7||In order to have more fun with the city (Entrepreneurship Theory)||The action shift by providing information, Entrepreneurship for social problem solving|
|Class 8||Thinking about the contact point among researches, occupations, and society||Mini thesis or group discussion|
The degree of understandi g would be evaluated by final report..