International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Architecture & Planning | Nigeria | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017 | Rating: 6.6 / 10

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

Atamewan Eugene Ehimatie | Ebong Samuel Okon

Abstract: 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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