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POEs for Environments

by Denise Guerin

Apr 10, 2015   Share on Facebook Share on Facebook    Comments (0)

Pre- and post-occupancy evaluations (POEs) measure occupants' perceptions of their physical environments. They are effective and efficient methods of collecting occupants' inputs and measuring design outcomes from the users' perspectives. Completing a pre-occupancy evaluation, prior to the design of and move into a new environment, can provide designers with knowledge of evidence-based occupant needs. Additionally, these outcomes can establish scores or benchmarks with which outcomes can be compared. POEs can provide designers and business owners with user feedback and design   Read More...