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maroofi S, Mahdipour E. The effect of vitality components of urban parks on the sense of belonging of the neighborhood: Study of the “Hadiabad Park” in Qazvin, Iran. Urban Design Discourse
a Review of Contemporary Litreatures and Theories 2021; 2 (2) :35-48
URL: http://udd.modares.ac.ir/article-40-54814-en.html
1- Imam Khomeini International University - Buin Zahra Technical and Engineering Higher Education Center , akmaroufi@yahoo.com
2- Master of Human Resource Management
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Parks can play an important role in creating and strengthening a sense of neighborhood belonging. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of vitality components of urban parks on the sense of belonging to the neighborhood. This study was conducted to determine the correlation between the vitality components of urban parks and the sense of belonging of the neighborhood among the residents of Hadiabad neighborhood of Qazvin. Accordingly, 306 people who referred to Hadiabad Park were randomly studied. A questionnaire with 36 components and 8 dimensions was used to collect data. In order to analyze the data, SPSS software was used by Spearman correlation and regression statistical methods. The results of this study showed that the correlation between the vitality factors of the park and the sense of belonging to the neighborhood was significant at the level of 0.1. The vitality components of the park in the physical, functional, social and environmental fields with 0.541, 0.480, 0.462 and 0.398, respectively, had the greatest impact on the sense of belonging to the neighborhood. Considering the role of vitality components of urban parks and the impact of each of them on creating and strengthening the sense of belonging of the neighborhood, trying to maintain them in urban neighborhoods, increases the environmental quality and social and physical development of the neighborhood. The vitality of urban parks, which represents the intangible benefits of using urban parks, may serve as a useful and feasible gateway for addressing and managing nature in neighborhoods.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Quality of Urban Public Spaces
Received: 2021/08/13 | Accepted: 2021/08/28 | Published: 2021/09/1

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