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Mohammadi A. The effect of physical-perceptual factors on the sense of place of urban spaces using ordinal regression (Case study: Ayatollah Kashani St., Tehran). Urban Design Discourse
a Review of Contemporary Litreatures and Theories 2021; 2 (2) :7-19
URL: http://udd.modares.ac.ir/article-40-54549-en.html
Imam Khomeini International University/Buin Zahra Higher Education Center of Engineering and Technology/ faculty of architecture and urban planning , a.mohammadi@bzeng.ikiu.ac.ir
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Sense of place is one of the new concepts in urban design field that plays an important role in creating the sustainability of urban communities and the quality of urban spaces. Many factors are effective in creating this feeling, one of the most important of which is the physical characteristics of urban spaces. These characteristics can affect the sense of place by affecting human perception, but the role of individual and social characteristics should not be ignored. This study seeks to investigate the relationship between physical-perceptual characteristics as well as individual-social characteristics as intervention variables. For this purpose, an urban space (sidewalk of Ayatollah Kashani Street) was studied as an example. The methods used were Spearman correlation coefficient and ordinal regression according to the type of data. The results obtained from the research indicate the high role of factors such as originality of meaning and visual comfort, etc. In general, all studied variables (physical-perceptual) have played a positive and significant role with a sense of place. Among the individual-social characteristics, the most important role in creating a sense of place have been factors such as age, gender and literacy. Therefore, it can be said that with increasing age and literacy level, the sense of place has increased and also the sense of place among women is more than men. Of course, as mentioned in the conceptual model of the research, this effect is indirect and is through the effectiveness of perception of these factors. The proposed regression model well showed
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Quality of Urban Public Spaces
Received: 2021/08/3 | Accepted: 2021/09/12 | Published: 2021/09/1

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