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Volume 26, Issue 6 - Dec 2015
Volume 26, Issue 5 - Oct 2015
Volume 26, Issue 4 - Aug 2015
Volume 26, Issue 3 - Jun 2015
Volume 26, Issue 2 - Apr 2015
Volume 26, Issue 1 - Feb 2015
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Social Inter-Floor Noiseproof Measures According to Experiences of Conflict in Multi-Family Housing
Ha, Jimin ; Lee, Taekyung ; Shin, Eungyeong ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 1~8
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.001
This study aims to develop a solution to inter-floor noise complaints by exploring cases of noise complaints between floors and by identifying the demands and needs of the residents. For this purpose, a survey was conducted targeting residents who were sorted into groups depending on their experiences with inter-floor noise. This survey was carried out from June 11, 2014 to June 16, 2014. A total of 100 copies of the questionnaire was distributed to the residents, of which 98 were completed and collected. Data were statistically processed in accordance with SPSS WIN 18.0. The results showed that the leading causes of inter-floor noise complaints were residents' differences in schedules and their inconsideration in behavior. Thus, the solution to this issue is three-fold: first, to take social measures in order to improve communication and understanding between residents so they can be mindful of their noise levels; second, to reinforce noise control regulation; and third, to improve noise reduction design within the building architecture.
A Study on Housing Poverty in the Nagoya Metropolitan Area, Japan
Okamoto, Yoshihiro ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 9~16
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.009
The Japanese economy has been unstable since 1990. Economic instability and changes in working conditions have made the acquisition of housing and the improvement in housing standards difficult. Unstable working and habitation conditions have also spread, and the Nagoya Metropolitan Area is recognized as a traction community in the Japanese economy. This study employed existing statistics and helpline consultations in 2013 to clarify the state of housing poverty in the Nagoya Metropolitan Area. Moreover, it clarified the conditions for improvement in the housing standards for the low-income households, a regional gap, and reasons for the deteriorating housing levels of low-income households by investigating the "Housing and Land Survey." Furthermore, it clarified housing difficulties that do not appear in existing statistics by investigating the examples of "toll-free call consultations" in 2013.
Sustainable Project for Preserving a Living Environment in Tochio through Collaboration with Students and Inhabitants in Japan
Nishimura, Shin-ya ; Boda, Satoshi ; Terada, Shinji ; Sakurai, Noriko ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 17~25
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.017
Since 1997, Dr. Shin-ya Nishimura has been developing an actual town planning project named the "Gangi Project". Students, inhabitants and local professionals walk around Omotemachi, examine the characteristics of the environment and the inhabitants' way of life, discuss plans and designs for traditional wooden arcades called locally "gangi". Students and inhabitants build the gangi together every year. The purpose of this study is to clarify how an experimental project aiming to preserve a living environment obtains sustainability as an actual town planning exercise. The research hypothesizes that sustainable town planning should include strategies for financial autonomy, active participation of inhabitants, supports from local professionals, an acceptance of changing environments, and responsible construction. The project has been carried out as a part of actual town planning, and continues to create a daily living environment based on the recent economical and industrial situation of the town. By focusing on the influences of the project on the town and inhabitants, the study has revealed the possibility of an actual town planning with small budget, and importance of a collaborative relationship with various participants in order to foster a sense of responsibility regarding the construction. The project also highlights the implication that sustainable town planning creates not only a participatory system but also a collaborative one in which participants take responsibility for the issues involved in the construction process.
Interrogating South Africa's People's Housing Process - Towards Comprehensive Collaborative and Empowering Aided Self-Help Housing Approaches -
Gumbo, Trynos ; Onatu, George ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 27~34
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.027
This paper provides an overview of the experiences of the people's housing process (PHP) in South Africa. The discussion is done against the backdrop of the different outcomes of the government public housing provision initiative, commonly known as the Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) that directly produced more than three million subsidized housing to formerly segregated and disadvantaged populations. Notwithstanding the huge success in providing the much needed accommodation to such previously marginalized communities, the over-reliance on direct provision has the PHP ostensibly less impactful in housing delivery. Against the backdrop of the soaring housing backlogs, concerns with housing quality and the financial difficulties as well as the shrinking fiscal space; the article recommends improved support of the PHP. This can be achieved by the adoption of innovations that make land and minimal infrastructure and services available to the urban poor and to support their initiatives of self-building.
The Brazilian Housing program "Minha Casa Minha Vida" - A Systematic Literature Review -
Kowaltowski, Doris ; Granja, Ariovaldo Denis ; Moreira, Daniel de Carvalho ; Pina, Silvia Mikami ; Oliva, Carolina Asensio ; Castro, Mariana Rios ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 35~42
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.035
The Brazilian Federal Housing Program "Minha Casa Minha Vida" -PMCMV (My House My Life) is part of a large housing policy to eradicate the housing deficit, estimated at around five million homes in the country. The Ministry for Cities created a network of independent research organizations to evaluate the program, and the PMCMV has attracted many studies. Despite the inherent worth of these individual studies, there is a need for a holistic evaluation. A Systematic Literature Review (SLR) is seen as an important contribution to focus research efforts on the problems identified, to avoid the repetition of studies and to provide novel insights. This article carried out a SLR to map and quantify the types of research and represent a graphic panorama of published studies. Gap spotting was part of the study. In the five-year period from 2010-2014, the SLR identified 1489 bibliographic items. The panorama is categorised according to types of publications, and the analysis of items shows that most studies are concentrated on housing policies, financial questions, urban impacts and Brazilian social development. The results of this SLR raise some new research questions and show opportunities to reduce errors in the housing projects themselves.
Household and Housing Characteristics of Young Renters in South Korea in Relation to Housing Value Clusters
Kwon, Hyun Joo ; Lee, Hyun-Jeong ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 43~52
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.043
The purpose of this study was to explore housing value clusters of young renters in South Korea and their relationships to household and housing characteristics reflected in the 2012 Korea Housing Survey (KHS). The 2012 KHS microdata was used as secondary data. Among the households included in the microdata, 1,196,144 young renter households (between 20 and 34 years of age) in private rental units were analyzed. The main findings are as follows. Ten rating scale items measured housing values. Eight of them were grouped into three value factors: Investment, Affordability and Cost Increase. Using these three value factors and perception of homeownership, households were classified into four clusters: Prospective Home Investor, Settled Renter, Homeowner Wannabe, and Support Needed. The current tenure types, income and expectation for next tenure types of four housing value clusters of young renters reflected Korea's tenure ladder which has home ownership at top followed by Jeon-se rental, monthly rental with deposit and monthly rental without deposit. The households in Prospective Home Investor and Homeowner Wannabe clusters would consider home purchase in the near future. Finally, households in Support Needed Cluster would be the main target to consider in development and implementation of housing welfare policies and programs to resolve housing problems of young renters, including beginning-stage professionals.
An Exploratory Study of Strata Residential Properties Problems in Peninsular Malaysia and How They are Resolved
Mohamad, Nor Asiah ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 53~60
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.053
This study identifies the common problems faced by the owners of strata titles, the Management Corporation, the Joint Management Body, the Commissioner of Building (COB) as well as the Managing Agent being the stakeholders in managing strata properties. The methods employed are qualitative in nature. Analysis is done based on reports published by the relevant authorities dealing with strata residential properties as well as the case law as reported in the two leading journals in Malaysia such as the Malayan Law Journal and the Current Law Journal. The types and nature of problems are derived from the annual reports. The extent of the problems is determined based on the figures and supported by observation and interviews with the COB, being the agency directly involved in overseeing and monitoring strata properties management. The findings show that a substantial number of problems exist in the management of strata properties despite a law that allows the owners to self-managed their own properties. Having stated the status quo concerning the problems, the study also looks at the various means of resolving disputes as exist under the Malaysian housing system. The study proposes that alternative dispute resolution (ADR) modes are more appropriate in ensuring the sustainability of strata living and management.
Re-examination of Criticism on the "Uniformity" of Korean Apartments
Byun, Nahyang ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 61~69
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.061
Current criticism regarding the "uniformity" of Korean apartments has shown not only tendencies of emotional and unscholarly criticism, but also lack of academic discourse. They tend to stay at the common-sense level and be quite subjective without supporting facts. This research began with questioning the phenomenon of seeing Korean apartments as an object of negative criticism. The research questions for this study are: 1. Of the living space of so-called apartment houses, what elements should be called uniform?; 2. How should the implications of the findings be interpreted? In this context, this study aims to reinterpret criticisms on the uniformity of apartments from a new point of view. First, literature review is done to examine characteristics of Korean apartments in the social-cultural, economic, and physical contexts. Next, existing non-academic, abstract criticisms are classified into three trends, to show that the way of understanding architectural spaces by those criticisms are limited and weighted towards visual perceptions focused only on the shape of architectural structures. Finally, it is argued that the viewpoints of space and residents' experience should be treated as important for the reinterpretation of criticisms on the uniformity. This is validated through presenting relevant cases such as changes of space uses, diversified lifestyles being accepted, and the expansion of living space.
A Study on Local Residents' Evaluation of the Planned Indicator Value for Urban Regeneration - Targeting Local Residents in Mokpo -
Shin, EunJu ; Yoo, ChangGeun ; Cho, SeongJin ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 71~81
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.071
In terms of urban regeneration of the present that focuses on a city's original history, culture and environment, it is now being understood as a concept of how a city by itself gets vitalized through local participation and communities. That is what indicates how a main agent of urban regeneration is changing to relevant local residents from public organizations and due to that reason, establishment of a differentiated urban regeneration policy that would reflect opinions of the locals is demanded. In the light of that, this study aimed to offer an urban regeneration project planning indicators targeting an old downtown area of Mokpo city which has been selected as an urban regeneration district. An AHP (Analytic Hierarchy Process) survey on the locals had revealed priorities of the indicators which helped the study to present indicators to be practically used for the urban regeneration project on the old downtown area in Mokpo.
Characteristics of Ibasho by The Elderly in Exterior Space of Housing Complex - Focusing on Toyoshikidai Housing Complex in Kashiwa city of Chiba Prefecture, Japan -
Lee, Yunjeong ; Byun, Kyeonghwa ; Yoo, Changgeun ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 83~92
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.083
The purpose of this study is to analyze the characteristics of exterior spaces used by the elderly of housing complex. The exterior spaces are used for going out in everyday life with the view point that the elderly have to go out from the inside home in order to prevent isolating the elderly from local community. For that Toyoshikidai housing complex in Kashiwa city of Chiba prefecture, Japan is selected and carried out questionnaire survey and field survey targeting residents. The results are following as. For spatial characteristics, the location installed benches, location occupied in one part by roof, wall, or plants, place connecting to moving flow of the aged, and an open expanse getting safety from vehicle are taken advantages for the elderly. For using benches, the elderly of 70.1% do not have experience using benches installed in all those places. The the biggest reason is that they are not tired. However, 36.8% of the elderly are using benches in order to take a rest and 20.8% of them are using benches in order to talk with the other people. Bench is ibasho of the elderly.
User Benefits Analysis of Customized House Design Guidelines for Physically Disabled People
Lee, Yeun-Sook ; Jang, Mi-Seon ; Park, Ji-Young ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 93~102
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.093
Most existing residential environment of disabled people has made them exposed to the risk of safety accidents, and therefore hinders their independent living. In this regard, the importance of desirable residential environment has emerged. Some preceding studies have addressed the characteristics of disabled people's residential environment plan; however, the information on what environmental benefits are offered through such characteristics is insufficient. This study aims to analyze the housing design guidelines for disabled people in respect of the benefit of disabled people who are actual users. In this study, essential design guidelines for disabled people verified through expert workshop panel was analyzed based on user benefit theory. According to the study results, the total guidelines have the most characteristics supporting behavioral facilitation, and mainly consist of physiological maintenance characteristics related to disabled people's health and safety. Also, it is founded that environmental affordance essentially required depending on each spatial function was different. The ratio of physiological maintenance item is high in access route, unlike living room, kitchen and bed room where behavioral facilitation is especially emphasized. These findings can be utilized as basic data for customized residential environment plan to realize residential welfare for disabled people.
An Analysis on Architectural Characteristics of Domestic Modular Housing and Building Material Standardization Effect through MC Design
Lee, Chang-Jae ; Lim, Seok-Ho ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 103~113
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.103
Modular construction is a process in which a building is produced off-site in module boxes using standard materials. Since the introduction of prefabrication in building construction, Modular Coordination (MC) has become an essential design tool in building design and construction. However, in Korea, the design standardization has not been adequately applied to modular construction. This study intends to analyze the current status of modular construction in Korea and explore the applicability of MC design in the construction industry. The analysis of the current status of MC design within Korean four major modular construction companies indicates that an incremental dimension is not properly used in horizontal planning modules, which results in a problem of increasing construction cost by high material loss rate. But, in vertical planning modules, a incremental dimension of 100 mm (1 M) is found to be used although the structural system varies among manufacturers, which demonstrates the potential for an open system to be well applied in modular construction, despite different structural systems.
A Study on Factors Influencing Residential Satisfaction by Housing Type and Housing Tenure of Low-Income Households
Park, Yoon-Tae ; Won, You-Ho ; Kim, Gu-Hoi ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 115~126
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.115
Using the 2013 Korea Housing Survey, this research analyzed factors influencing residential satisfaction of low-income households concerning the economic condition, satisfaction about interior and exterior environments in dwelling, recognition of housing welfare policy. The economic condition showed that if there are less living expenses and more ordinary income, it brought about more positive effects in the ownership of a detached house, row and multi-family house. Most variables about satisfaction with the interior environment in dwelling have a significant influence on a detached house, apartment, row and multi-family house. The following factors played a significant role: accessibility to commercial facilities, neighborhood relationship and natural environment in the satisfaction with the exterior environment in dwelling about most types. Specifically, from an institutional perspective of housing welfare policy, the effect of the housing expenses support and the intention about remodeling were factors influencing residential satisfaction in cheonsei and monthly rent, free of a detached house and free of an apartment. These results will utilize preliminary data to establish housing welfare policy for low-income households.
An Investigation of the Building-use Changes of Residential and Commercial Areas in the Land-used Superblocks in Seoul
Jun, Jinbu ; Yang, Woohyun ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 127~137
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.127
This investigation is to question as to whether and how much urban residential superblocks have changed the uses of facilities, as compared with original zoning plan. The difference between the original plan for 'land use' in 1960's and current 'building uses' has been examined on six superblocks in Seoul, and the reasons for change were analyzed. Investigation results are as follows: As the original urban planning was intended for use-purification by the subdivision of zones in a superblock through zoning, current buildings uses are different from the land-use. Commercial facilities are located in residential zone along community paths because of the necessity, and business buildings are placed on the appropriate-sized lots in the middle of residential blocks, due to the need of small and low-rent offices. Also, different types of residence have been built on convenient locations in commercial zone to meet various housing needs. In conclusion, the current zoning system plays a role of controling the volume of buildings rather than the use of land. Therefore, mixed use of land, not functional separation, becomes a natural phenomenon taken place in the contemporary cities, and it is high time to adopt a mixed-use zoning system.
A Study on the Plane Type of House in Unified Silla Period - Focused on the Capital Remains of Silla in Gyeongju -
Lee, Jeong-Mee ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 139~146
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.139
In this study, the plane type of main building relics of unified Silla period house site which excavated in Gyeongju city after 1990s was classified and the architectural characteristic of them was investigated. The chronology of building relics in Silla capital city site was mostly known as 8-9th century, and by standard of column arrangement, the plane types of them could be classified as grid type, front veranda-grid type, outer column type. The outstanding characteristic of plane is wide span and open front veranda. In most relics the span were over 4 meters, and inner foundations for small post and strip foundation were found between columns. The front veranda added type buildings were composited of enclosed main room and open front veranda, and column arrangement of them dose not fall into line in most case. Thus it thought that the structures of enclosed main room and open front veranda were independent. The interior space of enclosed main room were divided two rooms by partition wall in some case. In this case, one room is enclosed by wall, and the other room has open front side. This plane is considered for the pleasant life in cold winter and hot summer.
Characteristics of Interior Space in Huizhou Traditional Houses
Park, Sunhee ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 147~155
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.147
The purpose of this study is to understand the characteristic elements of interior space which effects the basic floor plan of traditional houses, in Huizhou, CHINA. The field study for the content analysis of a interior space of traditional houses were conducted from August 16 to 21, 2015, in Xidicun & Hongcun village. The major characteristics of 'tang' interior were as follows; Firstly, all of traditional houses in a skylight that front of 'tang'. Several types of floor plan were fixed by a combination of the space layout and numbers between 'tang' and skylights. Secondly, 'Tang' is from 3,250 to 6,000 mm in width, from 3,800 to 7,800 mm in depth. All skylights are more length than 'tang' in width. So all of spacious 'tang' were very bright without any lighting fixtutes. Thirdly, the patterns of woodcuts were the major settings of interior decorations. All of a window and door, capital has a detail woodcuts that are flowers, animals, plants, peoples, vases, and geometric patterns. In the last analysis, the traditional housing designs in Huizhoui old villages were planned for family that everlasting life, made a functional and rational decision.
Analysis and Revitalization Plan for Housing Welfare Consulting in the Field
Jee, Eun-Young ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 157~167
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.157
This study is based on a survey of welfare counselling services provision, including best practice, current issues and suggestions for ways to improve housing welfare. For this study, 20 facilities providing housing welfare consulting and 26 people actually doing the consulting at those facilities were surveyed. The high-level findings of this study include: 1. Lower level local governments should be the frontline in providing housing welfare consulting services as they have the capability to provide greater accessibility to such services for those in need and deliver sustainable housing welfare benefits responsibly; 2. Housing welfare consulting has a wide scope and requires a high level of expertise. For this reason, the Counseling Service Providers have a great need for field training and capacity building. In this regard, certified housing welfare professionals may offer a viable solution. 3. In terms of best practice, the qualities required for Consulting Service Providers include professional knowledge, communication skills, understanding of those seeking Consulting, and the capability to check the progress in consulting and follow up.
Roles of Housing Management Support Center and Short-and Long-Term Development Plan
Eun, Nan-Soon ; Kwak, Do ; Chae, Hae-Won ; Jee, Eun-Young ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 169~180
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.169
This study was carried out to offer direction to the Housing Management Support Center in terms of its key features and specific operational tasks. The research involved the property management office (n=35) and Resident Representatives of the apartment blocks (n=52). Advisory Services conducted a consumer survey, as well as a survey of expert interviews (n=15). Survey results were as follows: (1) the Managing Director and secretary residents were satisfied with the Diagnosis and Advisory services; (2) the administrative support services need to address housing issues, including a long-term repair plan and advice on using long-term repair reserves and "conflict resolution associated with public housing management"; and (3) there was a greater need for a "basic, common-sense Housing Management Information Base to provide services to the Resident Representatives of the apartment blocks". Based on the survey results, the main roles of the Housing Management Support Center are to act as a House of Commons Administrator to handle complaints with counseling, diagnosis and advice; to support the Resident Committees; to provide professional training, research, and investigation; to support community revitalization; to manage the business of guidance and inspection; to coordinate conflicts and disputes; to build a comprehensive source of information; and to build networks.
Future Residents' Opinions about Architectural Features and Development Strategies for the University-Based Retirement Community
Kim, Mi-Hee ; Kim, Suk-Kyung ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 181~190
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.181
This study emphasizes a new senior housing type which can provide individual housing units and common facilities for retirees, particularly who will be retired from universities. It is called a university-based retirement community. This study conducted a questionnaire survey to investigate future residents' needs for architectural environments that included housing types, common facility features, and proximity, and also development methods in response to the university involvement levels. The survey questionnaire was administered in one national university in Korea. A total of 214 responses were valid for statistical analyses. Major findings are as follows: Over 65% of the respondents were willing to live in the university-based retirement community. Regarding the location of the community, they responded the community would not need to be located on campus. Preferred common facilities in the UBRC were indoor fitness centers, the shuttle bus stops connecting to the adjacent areas, and bath and sauna facilities. The respondents emphasized university's contribution toward offering educational programs for UBRC residents. Lastly, their responses to the university role and involvement in the development and construction process were identified. This study results are expected to provide essential information for facilitating the Korean model of university-based retirement communities in the future.
A Study on Consumer's Perception Survey for Improvement of Long-Life Housing Certification System
Hwang, Eun-Kyoung ; Woo, Sujin ; Park, Su-Roh ; Kim, Eun-Young ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 191~198
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.191
The domestic housing paradigm has changed from quantitative growth to qualitative growth, and demands for pleasant living environment and meeting basic living conditions have increased due to increased living standards of the people. In a related move, the Ministry of land, Infrastructure and Transport introduced "long-life housing construction standards" in the Article 21 paragraph 6 of the Housing Act through a revision of the Housing Act in December 2014, devised detailed criteria and enforced the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, titled "long-life housing construction certification standards" which require long-life housing certification in construction of apartment houses that accommodate more than 1,000 households. In this regard, A survey of consumers was conducted to collect opinions about consumers' perception and requirements regarding long-life housing, and thus to promote long-life housing and improve certification system criteria. The general public who wish to purchase housing were selected as the subjects for the present study, and the survey was conducted at the site of apartment house PR hall in Seoul and Gyeonggi-do as of January 2015. The result of this study is an opinion survey of long-life housing consumers. For future work, additional research is needed to establish legal standards and devise support systems, along with technology development for long-life housing.
Future Residents' Opinions about the Services and Programs in the University-Based Retirement Community - Focusing on the Opinion Differences Depending on Residents' Intention to Live in the UBRC -
Kim, Mi-Hee ; Kim, Suk-Kyung ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 199~206
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.199
The purpose of this study was to identify services and programs that will be needed for helping senior residents to be aging healthfully and comfortably in the university-based retirement community (UBRC). This study conducted a questionnaire survey targeting about 900 faculty and staff members in one of national universities. A total of 214 valid responses were analyzed for identifying necessary services and programs. The study also analyzed the differences in resident's opinions depending on their intention to live in the UBRC. Over 65% of the respondents were willing to live in the UBRC. The most desirable services were healthcare services including emergency care and nursing care and cleaning and laundry services. Regarding the educational and recreational programs, future residents chose physical exercises such as swimming and tennis and music activities such as playing instruments and singing as the most interesting programs they want to experience in UBRC. Most of the respondents were interested in mentoring college students or international students who come to the university for their degrees. The findings from the study should provide a guideline when offering services, programs, and activities in the future UBRC in Korea.
A Study on the Planning Guidelines for Revitalizing 'Kyungrodang' in Apartment Complexes through the Analysis of Demands and Actual Condition of Operation
Kang, Soon-Joo ; Lee, Bo-Bae ;
Journal of the Korean housing association, volume 26, issue 6, 2015, Pages 207~216
DOI : 10.6107/JKHA.2015.26.6.207
The purpose of this study is to suggest useful resources concerning the plan to prepare for population aging in the future through investigating architectural characters of the 'Kyungrodang' and its operating systems located near the apartment complex and needs of the 'Kyungrodang'. For this purpose, the study includes field research, interviews, a questionnaire, and a survey targeting each of two apartments located in the Seoul and Gyeonggi-do. A survey targeting the elderly in their late 70 to 80 years 60 to 70 years was conducted and the differences regarding program needs of leisure activities for the elderly and revitalization of 'Kyungrodang' were analyzed. The results of the present study provide suggestions for improvement and solutions to the existing problems of standardized 'Kyungrodang'. Furthermore, the present results can be a basic resource for the elaboration of an appropriate management method and a spatial plan that would respond to the increased needs of facilities and programs for the elderly in the apartment complex. Finally, the results of the present study are expected to make a meaningful contribution to making 'Kyungrodang' the space where the elderly can obtain physical and mental support, as well as enjoy social activities, improve their health, and manage their everyday life.