Explaining the Role of Urban Spaces in Improving the Child's Interaction with the Environment with Emphasis on Creativity and Sense of Attachment

Document Type : Research Paper

Authors

1 PhD student in Architecture, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, Islamic Azad University, Zanjan Branch, Zanjan, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Abhar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Abhar, Iran

3 M.Sc., Faculty of Humanities, Islamic Azad University, North Tehran Branch, Iran

Abstract

Introduction and purpose: designing urban spaces for children is to create social environments for children. This research explains the role of urban spaces in promoting the child with the environment and seeks to find components in the urban space that will accompany the child's education. Research method: This research is a descriptive analysis based on analytical content and a survey method was used to achieve research findings and a sense of attachment was obtained by comparative comparison between the characteristics of the study samples and content analysis.
Findings: In this research, a suitable space with the desired physical parameters and the preparation of targeted checklists were considered to measure children's behavior, which were analyzed according to the attitude of experts and the information obtained from Spss22 software and statistical tests. Then, using the chi-square method, a research model was developed based on the relationships between the variables.
Conclusion: The results of the research show that the most important factors influencing the increase of children's creativity are creating opportunities for positive social interactions of children in the environment, creating a space to display individual competencies in interacting with the environment, creating a sense of attachment to the environment, teaching care for the environment, Creating flexible paths for imagination and creativity, safety and comfort in the play space as tools for education and creativity in children, which should be considered by urban managers, designers and architects in the design of children's urban spaces.
 

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