refers to the determination of the performance requirements of buildings and other physical facilities prior to their actual construction. Key considerations include the behavior and activity expected to occur or not to occur in the space, the consideration of user groups with special needs, and any ramifications in the behavioral consequences of various design decisions. See also behavior mapping- post occupancy evaluation.

ARCHITECTURAL PROGRAMMING: "Architectural programming refers to the planning of an environment to maximize some behaviors and minimize others. "
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