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Rezazadeh R, Mohammadi M. Responsive Urban Space Special Need Group (Women), Case study: Chizar Neighborhood Space, Tehran, Iran. IJAUP. 2013; 23 (1) :64-73
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Based on a gender equity perspective and within a pluralistic civil society, women should have equal rights for presence in and use of urban open spaces. Despite this, various factors decrease their presence including inappropriate design of space, as well as socio-cultural obstacles. Since women’s major place of presence and activity has traditionally been in or near home, neighborhood open space is chosen as a relevant case study. Through a questionnaire survey of 180 subjects, 90 male and 90 female, of both marital status the criteria affecting their presence are investigated. Results show that environmental quality factors are more effective than socio-cultural factors on presence of women in urban open spaces.
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Type of Study: Research Paper | Subject: General Architecture
Received: 2010/05/18 | Accepted: 2014/05/20 | Published: 2014/05/20

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