End-Users’ Sense of Home in Mass-Housing Based on Maslow’s Theory


  • S. Javad Asad Poor




"Sense of home" in mass housing depends on the degree of congruity of the environment with end-users’ different motivations, which would be achieved by their participation. End-users' participation in mass housing is quite challenging and critical because they are inaccessible and absent. This paper aims at investigating the interrelationships between end-users’ motivational factors and different participatory modes/levels. An overview of theories and concepts on human motivation and different participatory modes/levels results in explaining the degree of readability of different motivations, and the application of various participatory methods in representing these motivations.

Keywords: Mass Housing; Participation; End-Users’ Needs; Sense of Home;

eISSN 2514-751X © 2017 The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.




How to Cite

Asad Poor, S. J. (2017). End-Users’ Sense of Home in Mass-Housing Based on Maslow’s Theory. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies, 2(4), 55-64. https://doi.org/10.21834/aje-bs.v2i4.210