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Research Paper | Architecture | Nigeria | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017

Assessment of Factors that Determine the Functional Value of Paints on Buildings

Atamewan Eugene Ehimatie, Ebong Samuel Okon

The paper identified factors affecting functional value of paints on buildings. Questionnaire and interviews were adopted for the research. Using purposive sampling, thirty questionnaires were distributed to architects, 63.3 % returned and analyzed. The result shows that 100 % respondents strongly agreed that aesthetics/protection is basic functional values of paints. 73.7 % were unsure of paints for anti-bacterial purposes while 47.4 % disagreed on its use as a fire-retardant material. The paper concludes that paint/painting enhances the quality of buildings and boosts the architects professional status. The paper recommends that architects should increase their knowledge base on paint-colour schemes so as to satisfy clients.

Keywords: Buildings, Colours, Paints, Built Environment

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017

Pages: 1111 - 1115


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Atamewan Eugene Ehimatie, Ebong Samuel Okon, "Assessment of Factors that Determine the Functional Value of Paints on Buildings", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20176688, Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017, 1111 - 1115

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