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An interdisciplinary debate on project perspectives

Table 1 Descriptive analysis of the sample

From: Developing terminology for side facades and side setback areas in Japanese neighborhoods: a study on utility and perception

  Own house Rented house Own apartment Rental apartment     
Housing type 70 58 40 0      
1st floor 2nd floor 3rd Floor 4th floor and higher    
Floors 11 25 14 44      
Less than 1 year Between 1–5 years Between 5–10 years More than 10 years     
How many years? 20 54 27 70      
Less than 2 hours Between 2–5 hours Between 5–10 hours More than 10 hours     
How many hours? 8 83 58 21      
Side façade? 133 33        
East West South North No direction
specified
  
Side façade
direction
28 21 50 15 19     
Bedroom Study room Living/Dining Room       
Which room has window to side area? 57 84 26       
Neighboring house Neighboring
apartment
Neighboring
parking
Neighboring
storage
Store, office etc. Own Parking Tree Shrubs or flowers  
What is on the other side? 53 16 11 5 3 19 20 30  
Short Medium High       
Window height 13 26 70       
Short Medium Wide       
Window width 6 26 77       
Fixed window Sliding Casement Fixed bay window      
Window type 5 72 23 8      
Matte Clear/partly clear Patterned      
Window glass type 7 85 17       
Shutter Blind Curtain Lace curtain None     
Window cover 9 25 54 46 8     
Laundry pole Creepers etc. Air conditioner Plants (pots) Hanging cloths     
Outside the
window?
39 14 36 22 16     
Balcony Terrace Cloth-drying place Nothing      
Terrace/Balcony/Cloth-drying place? 39 13 25       
Can barely step outside Can hang laundry More than laundry     
Terrace/balcony width 3 6 20       
Sit Eat Standing Children playing Taking care of flowers No use    
Terrace/balcony use 8 11 23 6 22 12    
A person can hardly pass One can easily pass A vehicle can fit here It can be used as a garden or workshop I do not know    
Side area width 20 32 23 36 4     
When leave and come back home From window No visual access      
Visual access 28 68 18       
Neighbors from the same building Residents from the neighboring building Passers-by Postman, courier service Others no one has access   
Access to side area 21 15 8 18 66 6    
Concrete/asphalt Sand Gravel Earth     
Side area floor 41 22 5 29      
Tree Shrubs Flowers nothing      
Greenery in side area 35 28 38 35      
Neighboring window Neighboring door Neighboring
terrace/balcony
Neighboring wall Neighboring side area Neighboring parking space Own parking space Tree/shrub Grass
View from the most used room 24 1 10 30 7 7 9 20 3
Short Medium High       
Neighboring window height 18 45 16       
Short Medium Wide       
Neighboring window width 31 41 7       
Short Medium High       
Neighboring window location 17 45 16       
Matte Clear/partly clear Patterned      
Neighboring window glass type 16 34 29       
Shutter Blind Curtain Lace curtain None     
Neighboring window cover 6 9 14 23 27