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At home: home design and recreation

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dc.contributor.author Christeller, Bernard Hugh
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-19T23:06:22Z
dc.date.accessioned 2022-10-30T22:24:03Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-19T23:06:22Z
dc.date.available 2022-10-30T22:24:03Z
dc.date.copyright 1987
dc.date.issued 1987
dc.identifier.uri https://ir.wgtn.ac.nz/handle/123456789/26361
dc.description.abstract Research has shown that recreation-time is dominated by activities within the home setting (70% of recreation-time). The present study explored three main facets of home-based recreation: what activities took place within the home setting; which spaces used were for these activities; what influence the design of the space had on recreation. The home-based activities were found to be similar to those identified in previous research, although there were variations in detail. The interior spaces mainly used were lounge, dining room, and bedrooms, while lawn and garden were the most used outdoor spaces. The nature of use appeared to be determined more by the management of space, life-cycle stage, and lifestyle of the occupants than by the space design. en_NZ
dc.format pdf en_NZ
dc.language en_NZ
dc.language.iso en_NZ
dc.publisher Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington en_NZ
dc.title At home: home design and recreation en_NZ
dc.type Text en_NZ
vuwschema.type.vuw Awarded Research Masters Thesis en_NZ
thesis.degree.grantor Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington en_NZ
thesis.degree.level Masters en_NZ


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