Design and Environmental Analysis (DEA) Theses
Undergraduate Honors Theses for the College of Human Ecology Design and Environmental Analysis (DEA)
Volumetric Deformation: A New Objective Measure to Study Chair Comfort Using 3D Body Scanning Technology (2006-05-03)Proper lumbar support is a necessary and fundamental requirement for any well-designed chair. Objective techniques to assess chair comfort necessitate the use of a sensing layer that may change the fundamental characteristics ...
(2012-04-26)As the number of Internet users rapidly increases, the importance of understanding how individuals view an interface display is becoming increasingly important. In this study, eye-tracking software is utilized to examine ...
(2010-05)No formal abstract was offered. Basically, the purpose of the research was to find out how much being part of a participatory design study empowered children.
Fostering Whole-Systems Thinking Through Architecture: Eco- School Case Studies in Europe and Japan (2009-07-23)In eco-schools, the building itself is used as a lever for environmental education. This research examines how architecture, engineering, landscaping, and educational systems are combined to make school buildings the ...