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The Appreciation of the sense of space through the acoustic landscape of urban parks : case study of urban parks Colombo

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dc.contributor.author Waduthanthri, YH
dc.contributor.author Amendra, S
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-10T17:56:52Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-10T17:56:52Z
dc.identifier.uri http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/handle/123/12875
dc.description.abstract The main goal of this study is to analyze the human sense of space of an urban park through the acoustic landscape of it. The research will be done in sample four sites in and around Colombo Sri Lanka; viharamahadevi park, diyathauyana , independence square premises and the study was done maintaining the equality of the case studies by observing in the same time during congregative Sundays . And the acoustic landscape will be appreciated through several methods of study. the analyze will based on the acoustic characterization of the park’s interior noise levels of selected functioning and isolates spaces , and by two separate socio- acoustic surveys to the visitors and selected sample of people to check there perception on acoustic quality , of the above mentioned urban parks . The measurement of acoustic characterization is done by recording the sounds and plotting in to graphs where decibels and frequency compared. And a social survey is done by giving a questioner to the random users of the parks .so that the data will be analyses on charts and graphs. The second phase of the study is done by giving the above recorded sounds to the selected group of people and through a questioner the idea on the sounds will be collected and graphed. The study and the summery prove that the urban parks in Sri Lanka contain lots of unwanted, unpleasant and unexpected sounds that the people does not expect or prefer other than the human favorable and natural acoustic sounds.So that the noises affect the concentration and disturbed the perception. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Acoustic landscape, Sounds, Sense , urban parks , perception , concentration en_US
dc.title The Appreciation of the sense of space through the acoustic landscape of urban parks : case study of urban parks Colombo en_US
dc.type Conference-Abstract en_US
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Architectre en_US
dc.identifier.year 2017 en_US
dc.identifier.place Colombo en_US
dc.identifier.pgnos pp. 318 - 332 en_US
dc.identifier.proceeding Proceedings of the International Conference on 'Cities, People and Places' - ICCPP-2017 en_US
dc.identifier.email zarahoney93@gmail.com en_US


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