Volume 1, Issue 1, July 2015, Page: 23-29
The Relationship between Physical Framework and Behavioural Disorders in Women (Case Study: Narges Ladies’ Park in the City of Qom)
Sedigheh Dadvar, Department of Art and Architecture, Natanz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Natanz, Iran
Zahra Abbasi, Department of Art and Architecture, science and research branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Received: Jul. 9, 2015;       Accepted: Jul. 24, 2015;       Published: Jul. 25, 2015
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijaaa.20150101.14      View  3769      Downloads  97
Abstract
Since women are present as half of the citizens of the city and the main groups, paying attention to their demands and needs comprehensively and in all areas of the city including spatial, social, economic and management framework is necessary. Therefore creating such spaces seems necessary for spending leisure time for women. In fact constructing parks for women is a response to the need which is because of limitations or personal preferences, some sociologists argue that this can lead to discharge emotions in women. In this study, the method is quantitative and qualitative and the methods of study are survey, interviews and photography. In this article, the relationship between the physical framework and behavioral disorders in women was addressed and Narges Park in Qom was analyzed. The park has positive features including the placement of the site in the residential neighborhood and also has some weaknesses, including a lack of privacy for women in East and Southeast areas of the center and the proximity to residential apartments. According to conducted observations and interviews, female referents have the full consent of the park and were satisfied with a sense of security and freedom far from men. Following the observations and studies to complete the paper, the design of the physical environment from five aspects were studied including safety, social accountability, visibility and readability of suitable access, privacy and environmental factors
Keywords
Women, Physical Environment, Ladies Park, Narges Park
To cite this article
Sedigheh Dadvar, Zahra Abbasi, The Relationship between Physical Framework and Behavioural Disorders in Women (Case Study: Narges Ladies’ Park in the City of Qom), International Journal of Architecture, Arts and Applications. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2015, pp. 23-29. doi: 10.11648/j.ijaaa.20150101.14
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