Design of Living Spaces in Dormitories


Lumen 3rd International Conference on Logos Universality Mentality Education Novelty (LUMEN) - Current Paradigms in Social Sciences, Iasi, Romania, 10 - 13 April 2013, vol.92, pp.445-451 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 92
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.08.699
  • City: Iasi
  • Country: Romania
  • Page Numbers: pp.445-451
  • Keywords: Dormitories, design, living spaces, qualitative research method
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, the aim is to determine basic features for an ideal dormitory room by finding answers to questions relating to dorm students' friendly relationships with each other, planning dorm rooms, study environments, heating and lighting services, relationship between dorm rooms and WC-bathroom spaces. Among the second grade students studying at Karadeniz Technical University Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture, 6 applicants have been - through accidental sampling method - selected for the study and each of the applicants has been interviewed and all the data collected has been evaluated by applying qualitative analysis method. (C) 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.