Students’ Perceptions of Shared Living in a University Hostel at Dhaka, Bangladesh: A Post Occupancy Evaluation

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Asma Siddika
Zannatul Ferdous

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Hostels are popular accommodation types for student. In Bangladesh urban based education systems direct students to come city when shared living is preferable option to them where inadequate and highly populated shared rooms are common scenarios. Though shared living arises question with personal space, it facilitate better use of resources, is a feature of sustainability. This study examines the students’ perception of shared living at one of the leading university in Bangladesh. A post-occupancy evaluation is used addressing physical and social variables. By assessing residential satisfaction, this paper hopes to provide valuable feedback to more efficient shared spaces for future design.

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Siddika, A., & Ferdous, Z. (2018). Students’ Perceptions of Shared Living in a University Hostel at Dhaka, Bangladesh: A Post Occupancy Evaluation. Nakhara : Journal of Environmental Design and Planning, 14, 29-38. https://doi.org/10.54028/NJ2018142938
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