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Flashcards in Built Environment Deck (19):
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Design

a plan or drawing produced to show the look and function or workings of a building, garment, or other object before it is made.

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Prototype


a first or preliminary version of a device or vehicle from which other forms are developed.

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Aesthetics

a set of principles concerned with the nature and appreciation of beauty.

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Function

an activity that is natural to or the purpose of a person or thing.

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Materials

The matter from which a thing is or can be made.

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Cognitive designer

Cognitive modeling is an area of computer science that deals with simulating human problem solving and mental task processes in a computerized model. ... Cognitive models are also used to improve products in manufacturing segments such as human factors engineering, and computer game and user interface design.

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Project

an individual or collaborative enterprise that is carefully planned to achieve a particular aim.

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Criteria for Success

Project success criteria are the standards by which the project will be judged at the end to decide whether or not it has been successful in the eyes of the stakeholders.

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Ethics

moral principles that govern a person's behaviour or the conducting of an activity.

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Sustainable

able to be maintained at a certain rate or level.

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Ergonomics

the study of people's efficiency in their working environment.

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Legislation

laws, considered collectively.

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Collaboration

the action of working with someone to produce something.

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Preferred future

A preferred future is a longer-term vision, destination or outcome that can be achieved through careful planning and enterprise-wide action. The preferred future and the steps toward its accomplishment must be clearly articulated.

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Stakeholder

person with an interest or concern in something, especially a business.

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Concept sketches

used by designers such as architects, engineers and interior designers as a quick and simple way of exploring initial ideas for designs. Concept design implies an idea, or range of ideas, a development approach, a guiding concept and a design intent.

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Gantt Chart

a chart in which a series of horizontal lines shows the amount of work done or production completed in certain periods of time in relation to the amount planned for those periods.

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Risk

a situation involving exposure to danger.

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Hazard

a danger or risk