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Table 3 Mean scores of the sites

From: An empirical research study on prospect–refuge theory and the effect of high-rise buildings in a Japanese garden setting

Name of the site Predefined Perceived N
Open/closed Protected/unprotected Building ratio in scene (%) Mean score of like Closed/open Unsafe/safe Building disturbing/pleasant
1. Nakanohashi bridge-1 O UP 35.08 3.94 3.31 4.31 3.12 16
2. Nakanohashi bridge-2 O UP 5.55 3.94 4.00 4.31 2.93 16
3. In front of Wisteria trellis part of Otsutaibashi bridge C UP 16.94 3.86 3.60 4.33 3.40 15
4. Next to Tsubame-no-ochaya teahouse C UP 7.80 3.71 3.23 4.23 2.76 17
5. Mt. Fujimi O P 14.54 4.20 3.80 4.60 3.47 15
6. Mt. Hakkei O P 2.70 4.00 4.00 4.44 3.11 18
7. Sangenbashi bridge C P 3.45 3.12 2.35 3.82 3.23 17
8. The forest surrounding Dai-sensui pond C P 0.39 3.53 3.00 4.60 3.47 15
Total     3.78 3.41 4.33 3.17 129
  1. C closed, O open, UP unprotected, P protected