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Domestic Environmental Experience Design
The term 'domestic environmental experience' was defined as users' experiences of cognitive perceptions and physical responses to their domestic built environments. Domestic environments can be enriched through the implementation of environmental experience design (EXD) by combining users' environmental, spatial and contextual factors that may accommodate occupants' needs and demands as well as their health and wellbeing. Here, an EXD theoretical concept has been developed based on the 'User-Centred Design' thematical framework.
2. Context of the Study
2.1. World Income Group Projections
2.2. Income Group Scenarios of Bangladesh as an Example
2.3. Health and Wellbeing Problems in Bangladesh
2.4. Dhaka City and Middle-Income Families
2.5. Overview of Housing Issues in Dhaka
3. Study Rationale for Local and Global Context
4. Theoretical Background
4.1. Built Environment and Human Responses
4.2. Home as Domestic Environment and Conceptual Meaningfulness
4.3. Domestic Environment and Occupants’ Psychological Responses
4.4. Defining Domestic Environmental Experience
5. Toward Domestic ‘Environmental Experience Design’
“Human-centered design is a design philosophy. It means starting with a good understanding of people and the needs that the design is intended to meet. This understanding comes about primarily through observation, for people themselves are often unaware of their true needs, even unaware of the difficulties they are encountering.”
6. Domestic Environmental Experience Design Hypothetical Construct
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