Comparative Study of the Impact of Location on the Constructive Components of Housing Quality in the Mind of the Residents (Case Study: Shahrak-e-Gharb Neighborhood and Monirieh Neighborhood)

Document Type : Original Paper


1 Ph.D.‌Urban‌ planning‌ Department,‌ Faculty‌ of‌ Civil,‌ Art‌ and‌ Architecture,‌Science‌ and‌ Research‌ Branch,‌Islamic‌ Azad‌ University,‌Tehran,‌Iran

2 Assistant‌ Professor,‌Urban‌ planning‌ Department,‌ Faculty‌ of‌ Civil,‌ Art‌ and‌ Architecture,‌ Science‌ and‌ Research‌ Branch,‌Islamic‌ Azad‌ University,‌Tehran,‌Iran.

3 Professor,‌Urban‌ planning‌ Department,‌Department‌ of‌ Civil,‌Art‌ and‌ Architecture,‌Science‌ and‌ Research‌ Branch,‌Islamic‌ Azad‌ University,‌Tehran,‌‌Iran.


 Following the growing urbanization, choosing and providing housing has become one of the mos t important issues for planners as well as people. Developing a comprehensive program of housing needs complete identification and deep analysis of widespread dimensions of housing and factors affecting them. In the meantime, addressing housing indices, as the key planning tool forming its main thrus t, can be the mos t critical step of planning. By conducting research on identifying and analyzing different housing indicators, the effectiveness of housing programs can be greatly increased. However, among the policies and plans that have been made due to the overcoming of economic factors and the lack of clarification of the good housing index, the qualitative indicators of housing have remained somewhat diminished relative to its quantitative dimension, and planners have more focused on providing housing. This research seeks to find and compare the angles of unders tanding and evaluating the residents' viewpoints on the desired housing, and ultimately, address the impact of location on the mental valuation of residents about the cons tructive components of housing quality. The research method is descriptive-analytical and in order to achieve the desired goals, the qualitative indicators of desirable housing are surveyed from residents' point of view in Shahrak-e-Gharb and Monirieh neighborhoods of Tehran. In the formulation of the questionnaire, 48 items are developed in two areas of the residential unit and residential environment, of which only 13 indicators have a significant difference between the two neighborhoods indicating that the spatial domain has no effect on residents’ valuation of housing quality indices and also the average values given to the items show the great importance of the quality of housing for citizens. 


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