Title A Preference for the Interior Landscaping Plan in Subway Station Space
Authors 김원지(Kim, Won-Ji) ; 이태경(Lee, Tae-Kyung)
DOI https://doi.org/10.5659/JAIK.2023.39.3.63
Page pp.63-74
ISSN 2733-6247
Keywords Interior Landscape; Subway Stations Space; Preference Research
Abstract The purpose of this study is to find out subway station users’ preferences regarding interior landscaping plans in subway stations. A survey was conducted online for about a week from November 11, 2022 to November 18, 2022 on 124 adult men and women in their 20s and 50s residing in Busan with experience using subways. The 124 questionnaires collected were subjected to frequency analysis, descriptive statistical analysis, χ2 -test, and multiple response frequency analysis using the program SPSS Statistics 27. The analysis results revealed that the satisfaction level of subway station users was average. It was found that the environment of the subway station space needs improvement due to the subway station image being recognized as clean, modern yet complex, confused, hard, and uniform. There was a high demand for environmental, psychological, decorative, and healing effects through the introduction of interior landscaping. In this regard, it was identified that harmony with the surrounding environment, management status and planning, and overall landscape design should be centrally considered when planning interior landscapes. As a result of examining the preferred planting techniques according to the spatial composition of a subway station space, green wall or pillar style and garden style were preferred at the entrance, garden style and tree planting style for the concourse or hall, green wall or pillar style was preferred at the passageway, and green wall or pillar style, container or pot style for the fare gate and platform. For plants, plants with wide leaves and various leaf shapes were mainly planted. In the case of the greenness index range, it was calculated by including containers or pot. The preferred plant introduction form was mixed plants consisting of natural and artificial, and the preferred landscaping constituent method was mixed of plants and ornaments. This study is expected to help expand the method and scope of subway station interior landscaping by using it as basic data for a healthy and pleasant subway station interior landscaping plan that users can be satisfied with.