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The following article summarizes a research with the intention to demonstrate the challenges that architecture students need to face throughout their design tasks. The study is also meant to contribute to the cognition of state-of-the-art methods that can help students with these emerging problems.

The main source of information was a questionnaire. Students were asked about the duties they accomplish when completing a design, about their adopted design methods and about their thoughts on a future profession. As a complement, Interviews were conducted with professional architects from local studios. This allowed a deeper insight into the requirements that the two sides lay down for each other.

The research charts how computer aided design could affect the difficulties that appear in the architectural design process.

handovers. References [1] Adlin, T., Pruitt J.: The Essential Persona Lifecycle – Your Guide to Building and Using Personas 2010. [2] Dul, J., Bruder, R., Buckle, P., Carayon, P., Falzon, P., Marras, W.S., Wilson, J.R., van der Doelen, B.: A strategy for human factors/ergonomics: developing the discipline and profession. Ergonomics. 55(4), 2012, 377-395. ERGONOMIC FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES 226 [3] Edwards, C.A., McDonnell C., Merl H.: An evaluation of a therapeutic garden’s influence on the quality of life of aged care residents with dementia

briefcase as most difficult. Whereas, the respondents indicated that putting pullover over the head or recreational activities not requiring a large exercise (i.e. playing cards, crocheting etc.) do not make problems at all. Respondents also reported a significant influence of illnesses occurring in last week in the pursued profession and daily activities and on the significant pain in the hand, shoulder or palms (as well as when making particular activities) and weakening of a hand, a shoulder or a palm. Elderly people also feel considerably weaker, less fit and

tool in such professions as: teachers, singers, actors, journalists, call centres employees and many others. Thus this group of voice working professionals are being far more prone to voice disorders, mainly related to larynx and vocal folds insufficiencies. In addition to this, those people are often not familiar with correct voice emission technique and vocal hygiene rules. Consequently, it can result in temporary or permanent disorders, which can eventually lead to pathologies and harm their speech organs. The most common reasons to visit a phoniatrist

, psychologists, sociologists and other professions concerned with the advance of social and psychological sciences in the field of behavioral theory. In the 1960s and 70s several theoretical papers were published on the quality of urban environment, public spaces, dwelling areas and general surrounding and its implications on the wellbeing and behaviour of people [1, 9, 12]. Post-Occupation Evaluation (POE), developed in the 1980s, is a new serious architectural object quality evaluation tool, which allowed the perfecting of a design process through ex-post study. The