The Low Cost Apartment for Wheelchair User

Tanuwidjaja, Gunawan and MARCHELINA, JOCELIN and YOSEPHINE, VALERIE LAYNI and JOYIE, and Hayati, Arina (2016) The Low Cost Apartment for Wheelchair User. In: 8th International Conference on Architecture Research and Design, 01-11-2016 - 01-11-2016, Surabaya - Indonesia.

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    The low-cost apartment concept was prescribed by Government to supply residential needs. The persons with disability (PwD), constituting 0.74% of Indonesian in 2000, (BPS, 2001) also needed the housing provision. In Surabaya, approximately five thousand (5000) PwD were documented in 2010 or 0.1% from total population (BPS Surabaya). Therefore, the accessible low-cost apartment concept was needed for the provision. The 36-sqm-apartment design would cater person with a disability (a wheelchair user) and spouse were designed with five principles of inclusive design of Tanuwidjaja (2015). The design was conducted with the participatory design process and several workshops with many users spectrum (wheelchair users, blind and deaf persons). The principles implemented in the design were: User-Centered, Equitable Use but Reasonable Use, Simple and Intuitive Use, Low Physical Effort, and Prohibition of Usage Error. The five principles were implemented inaccessible doors, reachable spaces, and furniture, as well as accessible toilets. All these ensures that the apartment unit to become accessible.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Additional Information: Dana UBCHEA
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Accessibility; Apartment Design; Inclusive Design; Principle; Wheelchair
    Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
    Divisions: Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning > Architecture Department
    Depositing User: Admin
    Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2016 22:23
    Last Modified: 11 Aug 2017 20:23
    URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/17639

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