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Housing floor finishes choice-behaviours and motivations

Bako, Zinas Zachariah and Mohd. Jusan, Mahmud (2012) Housing floor finishes choice-behaviours and motivations. Journal of Asian Behavioral Studies (JABS), 2 (4). pp. 33-43. ISSN 2180-4567

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Abstract

The quality of finishes of housing space is imperative for the achievement of a qualitative living environment. This paper presents a part of the findings of housing interior finishes choices–behaviour and motivation among prospective house owners in Nigeria. The study was conducted within the methodological and conceptual frameworks of Means-End Chain (MEC) and Stated Housing Preference and Housing Choice (SHPHC) models. A questionnaire survey and semi-structured interviews were used to generate data which were content analysed. The results showed that 71.95% of the respondents preferred ceramic tiled floor finishes as the various motivational factors. Further research in housing interior finishes choice motivation is required.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:means-end chain, laddering, stated housing preference and housing choice, housing interior finishes
Subjects:N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:30507
Deposited By: Yanti Mohd Shah
Deposited On:27 May 2014 15:30
Last Modified:23 Jul 2019 17:01

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