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CASE STUDY

PEARL CONTINENTAL

BY:
MEHWISH MUMTAZ
MFA I-D
2nd SEMISTER

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.

CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION
LOCATION
THEME OR STYLE
COLOR SCHEME
MATERIALS
HVAC
LIGHTING
CONCLUSION

INTRODUCTION
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:
Entrance.
Reception counter.
Sitting areas.
cafe.
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
Dull gold
Radish Maroon

BROWN COLOR:
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.

MATERIALS:
The following materials have been used in the lobby area:
Wood
Marble
Plaster of Paris
Glass
Cane
Metal
Fabric

WOOD

Wood used in lobby for
furniture,
Wall panels.
Partitions,
Reception counters,
Planters,
Show cases etc....
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