Title Development of Environmental Design Guideline for Child Loss Prevention in U.E.C
Authors 최재필(Choi, Jaepil) ; 최소영(Choi, Soyoung) ; 한규빈(Han, Gyu Bin) ; 유세원(Yoo, Saewon)
DOI https://doi.org/10.5659/JAIK.2020.36.6.43
Page pp.43-54
ISSN 2733-6247
Keywords Lost Child; Prevention of Lost Child; Guideline; Environmental Design; Urban Entertainment Center
Abstract As a result of the recent growth in children’s spaces in urban entertainment centers targeting family customers, the concerns on child loss has been increasing as well. This research develops a guideline to prevent child loss in advance through the environmental design in urban entertainment centers. The guideline was prepared by reviewing literatures in order to determine the planning factors and environmental factors that prevent child loss in urban entertainment centers. In addition, it was finalized by deleting and editing the list that has no effect on child loss or problems in performance through consultations with experts. This guideline suggests the method of preventing child loss in the direction(aim) of the prevention required for each process of children getting lost, finding directions, and discovering their guardians. In other words, it focuses on enhancing guardian’s child-watching, and preventing children’s breakaway in the aspect of children getting lost. The guideline also concentrates on improving children’s wayfinding abilities and employee’s searching abilities in the aspect of children finding directions and reuniting with their guardians.