Post-Occupancy Evaluation as a Tool for the Preparation of Architectural Competitions

  • Peter Jockusch


In West Germany, the homeland of architectural competitions, all major public building projects are subject to competitions in order to give equal opportunity to all architects, especially to not-yet-well-known architects. Furthermore, in big town planning and urban redevelopment projects, it is mandatory to involve the general public in the preparation and critique of planning proposals.


Graphic Code Store Owner Contest Result Graphical Symbol Urban Redevelopment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Jockusch
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  1. 1.Department of ArchitectureUniversity of KasselWest Germany

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