International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies


:: International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies

ISSN 2228-9860
eISSN 1906-9642



  • Analysis of Space Syntax Theory in Studio Bell in Canada

    Pheik Yee Ang, Ahmad Sanusi Hassan ( School of Housing, Building and Planning, Universiti Sains Malaysia, MALAYSIA),
    Yasser Arab, Fatemeh Khozaei ( Department of Architectural Engineering, College of Engineering, Dhofar University, OMAN),
    Boonsap Witchayangkoon ( Department of Civil Engineering, Thammasat School of Engineering, Thammasat University, THAILAND).

    Discipline: Space Syntax, Spatial Configuration, Architecture

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    doi: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2023.9

    Keywords:Cultural Art; Justified graph; Visitor's circulation; Access analysis; Measurable scale

    Music and dance center intends to showcase world-class exhibitions and performances using advanced musical technology and innovation to people. This study reviews the space syntax of Studio Bell in Canada, emphasizing the permeability level and wayfinding to study the spatial configurations in depth. This research also studies the spatial connections established between public spaces and administration areas. The overall space syntax findings are analyzed using the alphanumeric system, the Likert Scale, and the justified graph. The findings are interpreted and tabulated in the table for a clearer understanding. The result shows that approximately 51.9 % of the building spaces are semi-private and average in wayfinding due to the limited access for paid visitors to the exhibitions and performance halls. The multiple-way route connects the visitors from a central node space to the branching space, leading visitors to experience a series of exhibitions and performances. The study concludes that public and private spaces are differentiated through the level of permeability and wayfinding. The design can be enhanced by appropriately allocating directional signage to the users. Overall, the building is a satisfactory design with well-zoned.

    Paper ID: 14A1I

    Cite this article:

    Ang, P.Y., Hassan, A.S., Arab, Y., Khozaei, F., and Witchayangkoon, B.(2023). Analysis of Space Syntax Theory in Studio Bell in Canada. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 14(1), 14A1I, 1-15. http://TUENGR.COM/V14/14A1I.pdf DOI: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2023.9


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