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Volume 10, Issue 38 (12-2021)                   Haft Hesar J Environ Stud 2021, 10(38): 45-58 | Back to browse issues page

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Minoei F, Forotan M, Sourosh M M, AghaLatifi A. Developing a grounded-based model of tranquility in contemporary apartments in Urmia City. Haft Hesar J Environ Stud 2021; 10 (38) :45-58
URL: http://hafthesar.iauh.ac.ir/article-1-1521-en.html
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Introduction: Stressful life and lack of tranquility in modern society, have been serious problems for human life. Environmental psychology has shown that physical and architectural environments play an important role in this, and since the home is one of the most important environments, they try to offer solutions. This study tries to identify the factors that play an effective role in creating comfort in urban apartments.
Methodology: The research method based on Saunders's model is the epistemological paradigm. A qualitative approach has been taken to recognize the influencing features on human tranquility in contemporary apartment houses and attempts to make logical connections between related concepts, approaches the theory by forming a “causal process” and determines the mechanism of the concept of environmental tranquility and “contextual theory” have assisted in identifying these concepts. After discovering the concepts, qualitative data analysis was used to find their relationship with each other and by creating a logical relationship between the concepts, the propositions that shape the pattern of tranquility causal process in Urmia contemporary apartment houses are presented. After discovering the concepts, how they relate to each other is known based on qualitative analysis of data and by creating a logical relationship between these concepts, a paradigm model of tranquility in contemporary apartment houses in Urmia is presented.
Results: According to the results of this study, the conditions affecting the formation of the main phenomenon of "living at home" are subject to causal, contextual, and interactive conditions such as physical security, mental security, social security, social cohesion, comfort, solitude, physical comfort, auditory security, attachment to the place, sensory richness, connection with nature, consequences will be followed by physical tranquility (comfort), social tranquility, psychological tranquility, and spiritual tranquility.
Conclusion: Therefore, physical security, mental security, social security, social cohesion, comfort, privacy, physical comfort, auditory security, attachment to place, sensory richness, communication with nature, as interactive conditions and providing solutions such as creating climate comfort, physical security (safety and Building strength), flexibility, permeability (spatial opening), territory, diversity (materials and spaces), natural landscape (natural landscape, natural pleasant sound), personalization (possibility of personal interests), welfare, functionality, and space (Appropriate dimensions of space), physical order (order in the arrangement of space, furniture, etc.), beauty and renovation, to enrich these qualities in 4 areas: spiritual, psychological, social and physical, can lead to the creation or promotion of the concept of tranquility in Residents become cured. Also, the absence or diminution of any of these factors can deprive or weaken the tranquility of residents. The results of this study lead designers to achieve physical solutions to create comfort and achieve principles for creating tranquil homes, in which case one can hope to create apartments that bring comfort to their residents and the comfort of the human being in the home. The ultimate goal is to settle down, it helps. As base research, this study can be used as a basis for more practical research to provide solutions to promote tranquility at apartments in various fields, including architecture and urban planning.
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Received: 2021/05/17 | Accepted: 2021/07/15 | Published: 2022/01/14

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