Factors Affecting the Use of Shared Space and Environmental Facilities of Cibeureum Rental Social Housing, Indonesia

  •  Hartanto Budiyuwono    


Shared space and environmental facilities the primary supporting space for low-income residents identical to high social activities. However, in reality, some areas tend not used. This phenomenon indicates exist of other factors that influence its use. This study aims to define the factors that affect the use of shared space and environmental facilities at Cibeureum Rental Social Housing. This research uses the qualitative method by evaluating the use of space and explanation of its phenomenon with the qualitative explanation based on field theory and fact. Factors that affect the use of shared space and environmental facilities of the Cibeureum Rental Social Housing according to research conducted is suitability of the pattern of use of space residents as apply tradition settled and ability of its physical elements in accommodating activities. Users are still doing the action to meet the primary needs of people (clothing, food, and housing) and social events with special needs although space is far from occupancy, because simple social activities at a very close distance to the dwelling. Users are often doing optional activities such as relaxing and sitting are often performed in the nearest space to the dwelling. This research can develop the design of shared space and environmental facilities to consider the distance and type of activities based on suitability of occupant-based traditions of living.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1918-7173
  • ISSN(Online): 1918-7181
  • Started: 2009
  • Frequency: quarterly

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