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

  • S. Javad Asad Poor

Abstract


"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.

Published
2017-07-01
How to Cite
ASAD POOR, S. Javad. End-Users’ Sense of Home in Mass-Housing Based on Maslow’s Theory. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 4, p. 55-64, july 2017. ISSN 2514-751X. Available at: <https://aje-bs.e-iph.co.uk/index.php/ajE-Bs/article/view/210>. Date accessed: 22 sep. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.21834/aje-bs.v2i4.210.

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