Journal article

The Usability Study of a Proposed Environmental Experience Design Framework for Active Ageing

Masa Noguchi, Nan Ma, Catherine Mei Min Woo, Hing-wah Chau, Jin Zhou

BUILDINGS | MDPI | Published : 2018

Abstract

Growing ageing population today may be necessitating building design decision makers to reconsider the indoor environmental quality (IEQ) standards in a way that accommodates senior occupants' diverse and individual needs and demands. An experience design approach to rationalising and individualising end-user experience on how to utilise tangible products may serve to reflect user perceptions. Generally, architectural design practices tend to incorporate neither IEQ monitoring and analysis data, nor environmental experience design today. In response to the need for filling this gap, the authors of this paper conducted a feasibility study previously that led to structuring and defining an 'En..

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