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Volume 5, Issue 18 (2-2017)                   Haft Hesar J Environ Stud 2017, 5(18): 53-68 | Back to browse issues page

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Street-Led Design; a new Approach in Regeneration of the Informal Settlements. Haft Hesar J Environ Stud 2017; 5 (18) :53-68
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One of the most important issues in today's world is Informal settlements. Different strategies were adopted to solve this problem; at different periods that each of them has been criticized and in some cases has been rejected. Given the widespread problems dimensions that exist in these neighborhoods, there has been considering multi dimension strategies which are able to enhance quality of life in all categories in mentioned district. One of their problems is lockage of public spaces. Despite the importance of public spaces in this area, discussions and Researches studies on this issue has been neglected. Bearing in mind the recent approach for regeneration of the urban spaces, this study considered using several potential of public open spaces, especially the street as most important spaces in these districts and finally creating and renovating these spaces as catalyzer in one of saveh's informal settlements has been taken into account. Research method is qualitive through interviews, observations and field studies. What was considered as a matter of principle is that the maximum number of residents involved in the design process, because, regeneration has significant relation with participatory concept. Surveys form informal settlement of Abbasabad showed that condition of public spaces in it is unsuitable and it has been remained isolated. Based on surveying, it can be said that importance of organizing public spaces and specially streets from resident's point of view and rate of their participatory is so high. So, according to this analysis, streets were designed.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/03/12 | Accepted: 2017/03/12 | Published: 2017/03/12

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