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Assessing Building Performance by Wolfgang F E Preiser, Jacqueline C Vischer

By Wolfgang F E Preiser, Jacqueline C Vischer

The development functionality evaluate (BPE) framework emphasizes an evaluative stance through the six levels of the construction supply and lifestyles cycle: (1) strategic planning/needs research; (2) software overview; (3) layout assessment; (4) post-construction evaluation/review; (5) post-occupancy assessment; and, (6) amenities administration review/adaptive reuse.The classes realized from optimistic and adverse construction functionality are fed into destiny development supply cycles. The case experiences illustrate how this easy method has been tailored to a number of cultural contexts, and exhibits the optimistic result of development functionality evaluate in quite a lot of situations.Practical suggestion on assessing and tracking construction functionality.

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A comprehensive review of POEs at various environmental scales can be found elsewhere (Preiser, 1999; Federal Facilities Council, 2001). 4 Post-occupancy evaluation (POE) process model. Source: Jay Yocis, University of Cincinnati. 7 8 Introduction and Overview Post-occupancy evaluation (POE), viewed as a sub-process of BPE, can be defined as the act of evaluating buildings in a systematic and rigorous manner after they have been built and occupied for some time. The history of POE started with one-off case study evaluations in the late 1960s, and progressed to system-wide and cross-sectional evaluation efforts in the 1970s and 1980s.

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