This study started with the intention of planning a housing environment that supports child care according to the measure to solve the problem of low birth rate and the rise of need for cooperative child care. Communal housing is an alternative to addressing housing and child care in modern society. It should be planned as a place suitable for the development of children and where parents can safely raise their children. Therefore, this study aims to develop a pattern language for communal housing of families with children. Three rounds delphi surveys were conducted on a total of four expert panels on communal housing for families with children. As a result, 22 items in residential space, 7 items in indoor mediation space and 27 items in community space of total 45 items had been proven to be important and feasible Design Strategy. Therefore, these were proposed as the final pattern language for communal housing of families with children. After analyzing the characteristics of the final pattern language, convenience, safe·feeling, comfortability and communication were high. This was consistent with Delphi's necessity for design concept in each space. This meant that the pattern language for communal housing of families with children was appropriate to plan an environment for families with children from their perspective.
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- Civil and Structural Engineering
- Building and Construction
- Engineering (miscellaneous)