Volume 29, Issue 1 (6-2019)                   IJAUP 2019, 29(1): 27-38 | Back to browse issues page

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Soleimani M, Gharehbaglou M. Identification and Explanation of Life Factors in Traditional Houses in Yazd; Based on Grounded Theory. IJAUP. 2019; 29 (1) :27-38
URL: http://ijaup.iust.ac.ir/article-1-440-en.html
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Human always tries to achieve a sense of vitality, and wants a liveliness environment; therefore, recognizing factors in the architecture that increases the quality of life is important. Based on the importance of this issue, this article aims to identify the life indicators and evaluating them in architecture. In this way, by relying on a method of grounded theory, the researcher conducted semi-structured and depth interviews with eighteen present perceivers in eight sorts of traditional houses in Yazd. These interviews were completed by the means of sketches, photographs, and personal observations. Participants were selected from among the people who could answer more accurate questions. To increase validity, the findings were evaluated with other related studies. Findings show that nine main factors in traditional houses increase life quality. These factors include: the sociability space, the convergence of space for achieving internal focus, the possibility of continuous interaction with nature (sky, water, tree, open space and natural light), the emphasis on diversity, the perception of time, the quality of being dynamic and active, the expansiveness of space along with the increase Transparency of space, the belonging sense to get acquainted with the Mental memories and hidden order Without extra unity.
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Type of Study: Research Paper | Subject: Architecture
Received: 2018/04/16 | Accepted: 2019/01/5 | Published: 2019/06/11

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