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Extending the importance–performance analysis (IPA) approach to Turkish elderly people’s self-rated home accessibility
Designers are still struggling to make good and fair home designs for elderly people. Although there are a lot of studies on accessibility in homes, there are few methodologies to rate the importance of accessible home ...
Usability of virtual reality for basic design education: a comparative study with paper-based design
Virtual reality (VR) is an emerging technology that is being used in a wide range of fields such as medicine, gaming, psychology and sociology. The use of VR is promising in the field of education and requires investigation, ...
Exploring the relationship between health and walkability
(Open House International Association, 2019-03)
This study aimed to broaden Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) by including healthy urban performance attributes of the residential neighbourhoods as an additional predictor for walking behaviour. First, the study reviewed ...
Modeling a user-oriented ontology on accessible homes for supporting activities of daily living (ADL) in healthy aging
(Association for Computing Machinery, 2019)
Inaccessibility of the buildings is the most common obstacle which presents barriers for older adults with different motor abilities. An inclusive design process, where elderly and designers work together, is required to ...
Designing for an ageing population: Residential preferences of the turkish older people to age in place
(Springer-Verlag London Ltd, 2008)
Ergonomic wet spaces: design factors in bathrooms designed for all
(Institute of India, 2012-06)
Design decisions are directly related to efficient functioning of residential environments and equally responding these environments to diverse user demands. The most challenging decisions of architects and designers ...
Assessing creativity in design education: Analysis of creativity factors in the first-year design studio
The aim of this study is to explore creativity in design education and identify the creativity assessment indicators in the first-year design studio. A measurement tool of 41 items that consists of the artifact creativity, ...
Effects of daylight design features on visitors’ satisfaction of museums
(SAGE Publications, 2018)
This study evaluates daylight performance in an art museum in İstanbul, Turkey to analyse the effects of daylight design features on visitors’ satisfaction in art museums. The study is based on users’ data obtained through ...
Sustainable library buildings: green design needs and interior architecture students' ideas for special collection rooms
[No abstract available]
The relationship between housing accessibility and healthy aging: the case of Turkish elderly women
(IOS Press, 2018)
This study proposed Importance-Performance Analysis (IPA) as a tool to elicitate the requirements of elderly to age well and improve the accessibility of home environments. It aims to address the accessibility issues in a ...