WHAT IS CASE STUDY?
Case studies :
•are written summaries or syntheses of real-life cases
based upon data and research
•require you to isolate and think through
the key issues involved against both theory
and the larger comparative environment
•identify appropriate strategies for the resolution of the 'case' •weigh the pros and cons of the remedial options/strategies
TYPES OF CASE STUDIES
•Explanatory: Used to do causal investigations.
•Exploratory: A case study that is sometimes used as a prelude to further, more in-depth research. This allows researchers to gather more information before developing their research questions and hypotheses. •Descriptive: Involves starting with a descriptive theory. The subjects are then observed and the information gathered is compared to the pre-existing theory. •Intrinsic: A type of case study in which the researcher has a personal interest in the case. •Collective: Involves studying a group of individuals.
•Instrumental: Occurs when the individual or group allows researchers to understand more than what is initially obvious to observers.
•THEME OR STYLE
PC (Pearl Continental) is high class hotel. It’s a great place to stay for elite class and foreigners.
LOCATION OF RESTAURANT:
The PEARL CONTINENTAL HOTEL, situated in Rawalpindi sadar. AREA:
The area was the main hall of the hotel.
THE MAIN HALL:
The main hall consist of following:
THEME OR STYLE:
The theme or style of the restaurant is contemporary with the touch of modernism. REASON:
A style, or theme, is a consistent idea used throughout a room to create a feeling of completeness. Styles are not to be confused with design concepts, or the higher-level party, which involve a deeper understanding of the architectural context, the socio-cultural and the programmatic requirements of the client. These themes often follow period styles. COLOR SCHEME:
The following colors have been used:
•Tints and shades of Brown
•Skin or off white
They designer may used the brown color in the restaurant because brown color associates with restful, coolness and warmth simultaneously, rich, earthiness, natural, embraced, relaxing, safe, encompassed, reliable, shrewd, stable, sturdy, ultraconservative. When decorating, brown is an excellent neutral color option. Shades of brown give the interior or a warm, homey feeling. However, brown is also easy to pair with bolder shades, in some cases toning down the energy of the space to create a peaceful retreat. Brown, much like black, is a classic color palette that will never go out of style. SKIN AND OFF WHITE:
Skin and off white used in lobby because these color are natural colors which keeps the mind peaceful, relaxing. DULL GOLD:
Dull gold used in the lobby may be due its association with the royalty. This color gives a lavish look to any area. It also symbolizes with the luxurious life style of high class. RADISH MAROON:
Maroon color is also used in lobby may be due to its Warm and elegant look. COLOR SCHEMES AND THEMES:
Hotels which prefer to incorporate a rustic setting would usually use red, brownish and golden colors in their decorations. More vibrant and patterned colors are used in hotels to bring out more extravagance look.
The following materials have been used in the lobby area:
•Plaster of Paris
Wood used in lobby for
•Show cases etc....