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Hyun Joo Kwon

Contact Information
Email: Kwon69 |at| purdue.edu
Office: PAO 2196 Map
Phone: (765)-494-3055
Fax: (765)-496-2076
Homepage: Homepage
Assistant Professor of Interior Design

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Ph.D. Virginia Tech 2012

Research Interests

Environmental design for an aging society, residential design, universal design, and smart home

Teaching Interests

Residential design, human factors in space design, design process


Korea Research Foundation Research Grant
Virginia Tech International Scholars Grant

Selected Publications

Kwon, H. J. & Beamish, J. O. (2013). Older adults in multifamily housing: Residential satisfaction and intention to move. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal. 42(1), 40-54.

Kwon, H. (2009). Evaluation of accessibility of apartment complexes in USA: An example of Foxridge Apartment, VA. Journal of Digital Interaction Design, 8(2), 43-50.

Kwon, H., Lee, S., & Lee, Y. (2008). Elderly needs on aging-friendly digital home and its design approach - Preliminary research. Architectural Institute of Korea, 24(7), 21-28.

Lee, S., Kwon, H., Lee, Y., & Min, B. (2007). Analysis of universal design bathroom products supporting aging in place of the elderly. Architectural Institute of Korea, 23(12), 125-134.

Lee, Y., Lim, J., Lim, C., & Kwon, H. (2007). The need for environmental improvement based on living behavior of the physically disabled. Korea Institute of Ecological Architecture and Environment, 7(3), 49-56.

Lee, Y., Lee, S., Min, B., Kwon, H., & Oh, S. (2006). Analysis of kitchen products for sustainable living of the elderly using five universal design principles. Korea Institute of Ecological Architecture and Environment, 6(4), 57-68.

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