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dc.contributor.authorHosseini Raviz, Seyed Reza
dc.contributor.authorNik Eteghad, Ali
dc.contributor.authorUsón Guardiola, Ezequiel
dc.contributor.authorArmesto Aira, Antonio
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Projectes Arquitectònics
dc.identifier.citationHosseini, S., Nik, A., Uson, E., Armesto, A. Flexible housing: the role of spatial organization to achieve functional efficiency. "Archnet-IJAR: international journal of architectural research", 10 Juliol 2015, núm. 2, p. 65-76.
dc.description.abstractAccording to inhabitants’ dimensions and various aspects of human life, flexible spaces are used as a solution in social housing due to the lack of space that architects always confront. In fact, flexible housing responds to inhabitants’ needs throughout time. In other words, it evolves from the change in residents’ requirements and promises adaptability to their líving conditions. This spatial adaptability replaces spatial hierarchy and enhances life quality. The main purpose of spatial organization is to plan an interior space in order to create funcional efficiency in a dwelling layout. This study attempts to research less-focused concepts so as to establish guidelines for future flexible housing design. Encompassing two case studies regarding Dutch housing, this study aims to understand how interrelated space Planning enhances spatial arrangements to achieve an efficient spatial configuration. Spatial organization is delved with in depth to understand how functional efficiency can be achieved in flexible housing. Finally, interrelated spatial organization is believed to contribute to placing spaces according to their function by creating a multilateral relationship that responds to the inhabitants. ever-changing needs.
dc.format.extent12 p.
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Arquitectura::Arquitectura sostenible
dc.subject.lcshSustainable architecture
dc.subject.lcshDwellings -- Social aspects
dc.subject.lcshDwellings--Design and construction
dc.subject.otherflexible housing
dc.subject.otherfunctional efficiency
dc.subject.otherspatial organization
dc.titleFlexible housing: the role of spatial organization to achieve functional efficiency
dc.subject.lemacFlexibilitat (Arquitectura)
dc.subject.lemacArquitectura sostenible
dc.subject.lemacHabitatges -- Aspectes socials
dc.subject.lemacHabitatges -- Disseny i construcció
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. FORM+ - Grup de recerca FORM+
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.rights.accessRestricted access - publisher's policy
dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
local.citation.authorHosseini, S.; Nik, A.; Uson, E.; Armesto, A.
local.citation.publicationNameArchnet-IJAR: international journal of architectural research

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