A Kansei approach to passenger terminal design
Harrison, Anna, Popovic, Vesna, & Kraal, Ben J. (2013) A Kansei approach to passenger terminal design. In Sugiyama, Kazuo (Ed.) Consilience and Innovation in Design Proceedings and Program, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, 0563-0574.
Current approaches to passenger terminal design are based on a direct relationship between the number of travelers and the size of the passenger terminal building: as one increases, so does the other. Over the next several decades, it is believed that the number of travelers worldwide will increase significantly. It follows, therefore, that in order to process these additional passengers, airports will need to build larger terminal facilities. Unfortunately, this is not a viable option for many airports due to financial, economic, operational and general space constraints.
In this paper, we explore a new way of approaching terminal design based on a passenger oriented perspective. In doing so, we extend an interpretation of the Kansei design concept and show how it may be applicable towards the creation of new design paradigms in aviation. Our results are based on data collected in-situ at a major international terminal during 2012.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Kansei, Terminal design, Passenger experience, Airport, Kansei|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 Please consult the authors|
|Deposited On:||18 Sep 2013 22:51|
|Last Modified:||09 Apr 2014 12:20|
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