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A Comparative Analysis on the Frequency and Importance of Home Renovation for the Disabled -Focused on Accessible Path and Internal Space -
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 Title & Authors
A Comparative Analysis on the Frequency and Importance of Home Renovation for the Disabled -Focused on Accessible Path and Internal Space -
Lee, Kyoo-Il; An, Sung-Joon;
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 Abstract
Houses have usually been planned for those who are in good physical condition rather than with disabilities. Therefore, it is difficult to provide a high quality residential environment for people with disabilities. To live in their own houses continuously, it is essential to renovate their houses where they have been living. This study focuses on removing the barrier factors from houses by analyzing the characteristics of disability types and purpose of each space. Therefore, this study divides a house into 5 sectors: an accessible path; an entrance hall; a corridor; a living room; and a bedroom to remove the barrier factors from each sector according to the analysis above. As a result, the sectors that show high frequency and importance of renovation should be considered as a top priority for renovation.
 Keywords
Barrier-free;Home Renovation;the Disabled;Characteristic Activity;Internal Space;
 Language
Korean
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