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Ambiance Partition: An Interdisciplinary Reading, Measurement, and Notation of in Situ Experiences

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An Ambiance Partition suggests a representation medium that provides an insight of simultaneous experiences occurring during an urban experiential walk. The Partition has emerged from an interdisciplinary research seminar on the reading, measurement and notation of in situ experiences, which also refers to well-known activities in music. This exploratory research generated a structure for the atmospheric translations of the complexity of existing environments.

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  • Environmental survey
  • Lighting ambiance
  • Thermal experience

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Funding sources: CNRS-GDRI Groupe de recherche international, Translating Ambiances/Ambiances en Traduction, International Ambiances Network. Second Seminar on Translating Ambiances, held in Montreal. Organized by Mario Côté and Claude Demers. Special thanks to Jean-Paul Thibaud and Daniel Siret for their wisdom and suggestions.

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Demers, C.M.H., Potvin, A. (2021). Ambiance Partition: An Interdisciplinary Reading, Measurement, and Notation of in Situ Experiences. In: Piga, B.E.A., Siret, D., Thibaud, JP. (eds) Experiential Walks for Urban Design. Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering . Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-76694-8_13

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