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amini E, toghyani S, shabani A. Explaining the components of urban space for the elderly with the approach of environmental psychology (Case study: District 8 of Shiraz). jgs 2023; 23 (68) : 23
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1- PhD student in Urban Planning, Department of Urban planning, Advancement in Architecture and Urban Planning Research, Najafabad Branch of Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran
2- Assistant Professor Department of Urban planning, Advancement in Architecture and Urban Planning Research, Najafabad Branch of Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran , toghyani.shirn@gmail.com
3- Assistant Professor Department of Urban planning, Advancement in Architecture and Urban Planning Research, Najafabad Branch of Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran
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Today, the number of elderly people is increasing due to various factors such as changing life expectancy and population distribution. On the other hand, this period of life requires special needs such as care and health to other external and environmental factors. The social phenomenon of the city is not separate from this population group, ie the elderly, and urban planners using environmental theories can take steps to improve the use of the elderly in the city and its public spaces. In this regard, the purpose of this study is to explain the components of the elderly-friendly city with an environmental psychology approach in the eight cities of Shiraz. After identifying the characteristics to obtain the required information using a questionnaire tool that Cochran's method was used to determine the sample and GIS data were generated using Moran analysis of the desired layers and then using hierarchical analysis and Hot spot analysis of overlapping criteria was performed using fuzzy functions and urban spaces needed by the elderly were identified. Then, by confirming the hypotheses in this field that attention to social components along with components of spatial structure can be appropriate to improve the urban environment, suggestions in this area from attention to access and public transportation to creating an environment Elderly entertainment was provided.
Article number: 23
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Geography and Urban Planning
Received: 2020/07/17 | Accepted: 2020/11/2

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