Sonja Krasić, Petar Pejić, Nikola Cekić, Milica Veljković

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In the paper, the organization of space for common facilities in modern student dormitories was analyzed. The detailed analysis of 42 student dormitories, built in the last 10 years, all over the world indicated 6 types of space organization. These examples are located mainly in the most economically advanced countries of Europe and North America. The most common type of space organization of common facilities is "Type 3", even though it does not satisfy the social criteria which are, according to the latest research, very important. This type involves the space for the common facilities for all residents at the entrance to the dormitory, which is connected with student rooms via communication paths. This trend of the space organization of the common facilities in new student dormitories resulted from the balance between economic and social factors.


student dormitories, common facilities, economic factors, social factors

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