Planning for Development of Favorable District for the Elderlies; Case Study: Kerman Arg District

  •  Hashem Vazirizadeh    
  •  Ismaeil Shieh    


By increase of age group of people older than 60 years and problems of aging period, it seems necessary to provide favorable environmental conditions in order to increase life expectancy of this group. One of the public spaces which had been much underlined in traditional urban development and has double importance for the elderly and receives less attention today is the district. This paper, aiming at planning urban districts tailored to the needs of the elderly, provides required criteria in district planning through descriptive-analytical method. Finally, by offering components of: familiarity, readability, dignity, accessibility, convenience, security and beautification in the district planning process of Kerman Arg district, these components are applied.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1913-9063
  • ISSN(Online): 1913-9071
  • Started: 2008
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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