Design Principles for Secure and Sociable Local Community: Case study - Chizar

Authors

  • Neda Sadat Sahragard Monfared Ph.D Architecture, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran.
  • Hashem Hashemnejad Associate Professor of Architecture, Iran University of Science and Technology. Tehran, Iran.
  • Seyed Abbas Yazdanfar Associate Professor of Architecture, Iran University of Science and Technology. Tehran, Iran.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ajebs.v6i18.380

Keywords:

Local community; Design principles; security; socialisation

Abstract

Sustainable development covers different environmental, social and economic dimensions. In this paper, we discuss social aspects of sustainability emphasize that a local community center should include security and sociability concepts. Therefore, the objective of the paper is finding suitable design principles that could increase these two concepts. The methodology of the article is survey and case study. The selected site is CHIZAR local community in Tehran. The paper will conclude that some design principles such as diversity in function, visibility, Attractive Street frontages and stay area increase security and sociability concepts.

Keywords: Local community; Design principles; security; socialisation 

eISSN 2514-751X © 2021. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by E-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer-review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians/Africans/Arabians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/ajebs.v6i18.380

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Published

2021-09-04

How to Cite

Monfared, N. S. S. ., Hashemnejad , H. ., & Yazdanfar , S. A. . (2021). Design Principles for Secure and Sociable Local Community: Case study - Chizar. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies, 6(18), 17-25. https://doi.org/10.21834/ajebs.v6i18.380

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