The Disparity of Aesthetic Preferences Regarding Residential Spaces from Different Professionals in Pandemic Situation
Residence means space of protection, comfort, convenience, healthy living, and wellbeing to humans. The COVID 19 has taught us that house is the safest place when nothing else but life matters. Human beings can adapt and survive any situation, whether working from home, long-distance education, living without assistance. This research is carried out to analyze the preferences of different professionals on the residential spaces and to find out the universalities in aesthetic preferences. The methodology used is a literature survey, observation of community behavior through digital mediums, and an online questionnaire survey of 233 students, architects, and non-architects. The results indicate that there are some commonalities between the preferences; as far as subjective preferences or functional needs are concerned; designer has to understand the client’s requirements. Responses dependent of respondents and limited to Indian Context. In other geographical contexts, researchers are encouraged to compare the findings.