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The performance concept and its terminology

Building research & practice

Author: CIB Working Commission,
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1975


The Performance Concept is based on an expression of user needs comprised of underlying aims of the activities which can lead to their fulfilment. Four basic user needs are identified - technical, physiological, psychological and social. These are manifest as safety, health, comfort, and economic requirements. The performance concept requires that these be stated in quantifiable and measurable terms.

Further Details

Full Title: Building research & practice
Volume: 3
Issue: 1
Accession Number: November, 2010
Image: 2085008129nce concept et al.pdf
Work Type: Journal article
Electronic Resource Number: 10.1080/09613217508550352
Keywords: Healthmental
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