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Soroush K, Safavi S, Mahfoozian M. Comparative Survey of Livability in Traditinal, New and Periphery Neighborhoods; a Case Study of Haji, Etemadieh and Mazdaghineh Neighborhoods in Hamedan City, Iran. Urban Design Discourse
a Review of Contemporary Litreatures and Theories 2020; 1 (1) :29-44
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1- Architecture Department, Hamedan Branch, Payame Noor University, Hamedan, Iran
2- Urban Design Department, Art & Architecture Faculty, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
3- Urban & Regional Planning Department, Hamedan Branch, Payame Noor University, Hamedan, Iran
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The item of livability is one of the closest concepts to the quality of life that through it an ideal environmental society can be estimated. Therefore, any increasing or decreasing in the amount of livability is a means to evaluate staying inhabitants in the neighborhoods, regions, and cities. Also, it is a measurement for estimating the quality of life. While the city is developing, at the same time, all its traditional, new and periphery neighborhoods are facing to variety of physical, cultural, etc changes. So, due to existence of some challenging issues and necessity of livability to inhabitants, this needs to be assessed. In this study, three different neighborhoods including Haji, Etemadieh, and Mazdaghineh are investigated. It is interesting that all of them situated in 2 region municipality in Hamedan. There would be four components including physical-spatial, social-cultural, economic, and environmental items. The analytical-comparative methodology is used and in order to data analyzing and final evaluations, SPSS 19 and Expert Choice 10 technique is implemented and finally AHP method is used. To gather data observing, completion questionaires by residetial neighborhood and interviews with experts are used. Final results exhibited that the amount of livability in the neighborhood of Etemadieh is the most, nearly 0.431 points, and Haji and Mazdaghineh respectively are the second and the third livability neighborhoods with 0.322 and 0.246 points. The physical and economic components in Haji neighborhood are more favorable than other neighborhoods, but the social component in Mazdaqineh neighborhood is superior to the other two neighborhoods. The Etemadiyeh neighborhood is also a priority in the environmental component over other neighborhoods.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Quality of Urban Public Spaces
Received: 2019/12/14 | Accepted: 2019/12/29 | Published: 2020/03/15

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