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Performance evaluation of residential buildings in public housing estates in Ogun State, Nigeria:Users’ satisfaction perspective

Ibem, Eziyi O. and Opoko, Pearl Akunnaya and Adeboye, A. B. (2013) Performance evaluation of residential buildings in public housing estates in Ogun State, Nigeria:Users’ satisfaction perspective. Frontiers of Architectural Research, 2. pp. 178-190.

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Abstract

Thi s study assessed the performance of residential buildings in public housing estates in urban areas of Ogun State Southwest Nigeria.It was based on the notion that users’satisfaction with dwelling units is need sand expectations.Acrosssectionalsurveyof452householdheadsinninepublichousingestateswas conducted in the study area.Data were obtained using structured questionnaire and observation schedule;and were subjected to descriptive statistics and factor analysis. A mean satisfaction scoreof3.21wasobserved;indicatingthattherespondentsweregenerallysatisfiedwiththe performance of the different components of the buildings.Satisfaction levels were generally higher with privacy and sizes of living and sleeping are as than the availability of water and electricityinthebuildings.The type,location and aesthetic appearance as well as size of main activity are as were the most predominant factors that determined satisfaction and indeed the performance of the buildings i nmeeting users’needs and expectations.The paper highlights criticalareaswhereattentionisneededinordertoimprovetheperformanceofresidential buildingsandusers’satisfactionwithpublichousingprojectsin Nigeria.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Building performance; User satisfaction; Residential buildings; Urban areas; Ogun State
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2014 16:16
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2014 16:16
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/2890

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