University Links: Home Page | Site Map
Covenant University Repository


Izobo-Martins, O. and Aduwo, E.B. (2018) INVESTIGATING THE USER’S SATISFACTION OF WOMEN IN KITCHEN DESIGN. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology (IJMET), 9 (12). pp. 130-138. ISSN 0976-6359

[img] PDF
Download (174kB)


This study presents a dedicated analysis on the influence of women in kitchen design. It attempts to highlight through practical description, the specific expectations of typical Nigerian women on how their kitchen spaces should be designed and organized. The aim of this study is to investigate women expectation in an ideal kitchen design for residential houses in Nigeria. The study adopted the questionnaire survey technique to collect the main users’ expectation about their kitchens to help designers to deeply understand, organize and implement their needs. The respondents were selected from Federal housing estate, Iyana Ipaja, Lagos State and Covenant University Staff Estate, Canaan Land Ota, Ogun State. SPSS 14 was utilized to evaluate the demands and expectations of women in the study. The Research indicates that women desire to carry out more tasks in the kitchen. The findings shows that women desire for an ideal kitchen is to be designed and organized to suit their busy life styles but much less has been focused on by Architects in their designs. The study concludes that the kitchen design should be taken more serious in a typical Nigerian house in other to make mothers happy on whose shoulders the huge social cultural expectations lies.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Household, Kitchen design, Mechanical and Electrical Drawings, Plumbing, Career women
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Engineering Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2022 09:04
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2022 09:04

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item