The ECOS green buildings project : data dramatization, visualization and manipulation

Polson, Deb & Selin, Cassandra (2012) The ECOS green buildings project : data dramatization, visualization and manipulation. Lecture Notes in Computer Science : ICT as Key Technology against Global Warming, 7453, pp. 33-43.

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Buildings are key mediators between human activity and the environment around them, but details of energy usage and activity in buildings is often poorly communicated and understood. ECOS is an Eco-Visualization project that aims to contextualize the energy generation and consumption of a green building in a variety of different climates.

The ECOS project is being developed for a large public interactive space installed in the new Science and Engineering Centre of the Queensland University of Technology that is dedicated to delivering interactive science education content to the public. This paper focuses on how design can develop ICT solutions from large data sets to create meaningful engagement with environmental data.

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ID Code: 57388
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: persuasive technology, eco-visualization, data dramatization, interaction design, simulation logic, knowledge transfer, green buildings, energy consumption, energy generation, sustainability
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-32606-6_3
ISBN: 978-3-642-32606-6
ISSN: 1611-3349
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300) > Digital and Interaction Design (120304)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > FILM TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA (190200) > Interactive Media (190205)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of International and Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Springer-Verlag
Deposited On: 19 Feb 2013 22:26
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2013 15:32

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