A Study on the Analysis of Gaze Characteristic of The Villa Savoye - Based on the Difference between Architecture Major Group and Non-Architecture Major Group

빌라 사보아의 건축입면 주시특성 연구 - 건축 전공자와 비전공자의 차이를 중심으로

  • Cho, Hyeong-Kyu (Department of Architecture, Changwon National University)
  • Received : 2016.08.05
  • Accepted : 2016.11.10
  • Published : 2016.11.30


The purpose of this study was to determine what rules or patterns exist when people gaze at a villa savoye, which is probably Le Corbusier's best known building, using eye-movement tracking techniques. Villa savoye was designed, addressing his emblematic "Five Points", such as pilotis, functional roofs, free floor plans, long horizontal windows, and freely-designed facades. This study examined how the villa savoye's facade image is formed in an objective manner. This study selected a total of 56 test subjects, and showed them an image of a villa savoye. Using eye-movement tracking tools, this study recorded where they mostly gazed at when seeing the building. In addition, an experiment was carried out to test the different points of view, relating to visual attention, between the two groups with different levels of knowledge in architecture. To analyze the data, the Gaze Frequency was used as the key indicator. The results showed that the subjects have a higher degree of attention to either the door or window in general than in former studies. The architecture major group showed that they gazed the experiment image more evenly.


Architectural Landscape;Eye Movement Tracking;Facade;Gaze;Villa Savoye


Supported by : 창원대학교


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