oa IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - Aesthetic ratings of some selected domestic buildings: an exploratory study of architects and non-architects
|Article Title||Aesthetic ratings of some selected domestic buildings: an exploratory study of architects and non-architects|
|© Publisher:||IFE Centre for Psychological Studies (ICPS)|
|Journal||IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Architecture, Obafemi Awolowo University, lIe-Ife, Nigeria|
|Publication Date||Mar 1998|
|Pages||113 - 131|
|Keyword(s)||Domestic architecture, Historical context, Housing satisfaction, Illustrations and Regionalism|
This study examined the aesthetic rating of 9 domestic buildings comprising 3 ""modern,"" 3 ""post-modern"" and 3 ""local vernacular"" examples. In the context of a simple experiment, 15 architecture students and 15 medical students responded to the 9 domestic buildings by rating them on a provided scales. The stimuli-conditions were 9 photographs of the domestic buildings. The ratings and the rank order in terms of aesthetic preference and the differences or lack of them between architects and doctors provided the basis for analysis and discussion.
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