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A study on Residential Environment of Chinese Old Residential Area: A Case Study of the Shezhai residential complex in Shenyang

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Title: A study on Residential Environment of Chinese Old Residential Area: A Case Study of the Shezhai residential complex in Shenyang
Authors: TANG, Lulu Browse this author
MORI, Suguru Browse this author
Keywords: Residential complex
Residential environment
Issue Date: 5-Dec-2010
Publisher: Asian City Planning Group, City Planning Institute of Japan
Citation: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of Asian City Planning 2010, Tokyo, Japan
Start Page: 63
End Page: 69
Abstract: With the full implementation of urban housing system reform in China in the early 1990s, most of urban housing has transformed from public ownership to private ownership. Today, with the massive development and construction of urban housing, the existing residential complexes are obviously old and backward in terms of residential environment. While reconstruction of most old residential complexs is unlikely in the near future, the paper takes Shezhai residential complex for example, which is the employee housing complex of Shenyang Locomotive & Rolling Stock Plant, administers questionnaire survey in addition to site observation to investigate the status quo of residential environment in Shezhai residential complex and discuss the existing issues and creation of a sustainable residential community. Originally built in 1939 and renovated in 1995, Shezhai residential complex is the first employee housing complex reconstructed with joint investment by the country, the enterprise, and individuals in accordance with regulations with respect to reform of Chinese urban housing system. According to investigation of Shezhai residential complex, the following characteristics are found: (1) Over 80% of the houses in it are privately owned, representing a significant transformation into private ownership; (2) Alteration of balcony is a common characteristic of residents' use of their houses in the complex, tending to make the balcony part of the interior space and part of a kitchen; (3) Low-storey residents have strong sense of safeguarding their property; (4) Interior activity space is not available in the complex, and the outdoor space is most used by elderly residents; (5) The residents do not appear active in interaction within the neighborhood; and (6) More than half of the residents are affirmative about their intention to settle down in the complex. These findings are analyzed and lead to the conclusion that the existing issues with the residential environment of Shezhai residential complex mainly have to do with the design of activity space for the residents.
Type: article (author version)
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Submitter: 森 傑

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