A Study on Dwelling Environment of High-Rise Apartment. Part 3. Residents' Use of Common Facilities and Community Services
超高層住宅の居住性に関する研究 第3報 共用施設・サービスの利用

Akiko SETO, Toshikazu YUKAWA, Tomoko TANAKA, Masako YAMAGISHI
1992 Journal of Home Economics of Japan  
In this report, we analyzed the residents' usage, evaluations, and needs of common spaces, common facilities, and life-support services in high-rise apartment. The main results were as follows: (1) Residents with children under 12, and with sociability often used common spaces on the 1st floor (rounge, playroom, and toilet), and common facilities (observationroom, hobbyroom, and A.V. room). (2) Households of which the heads were over 50, singles, couples with no children, and unsociable peoples
more » ... didn't use them so often. (3) Residents evaluated their spaces and facilities high, but they pointed out some problems of security, amenity, and convenience. (4) The center for the life-support services were well used. The most popular services were D.P.E., sending luggages, selling stamps, copy, and laundry. (5) Common facilities which residents wanted to use with paying some costs were sports facilities (tennis court, swimming pool, etc.), guest rooms, and storerooms. And they wanted a service of receiving deliveries for them during their absence, besides many popular services offered now.
doi:10.11428/jhej1987.43.1133 fatcat:7efceb3ztzbtbcyuuczqvv66aa