عنوان مقاله [English]
The quality of the environment is one of the influential parameters in the efficiency of the universities. Evaluating the students’ satisfaction with the quality of the educational space is a principal criterion in measuring environmental quality. In the current study, using the post-occupancy method, as one of the valid methods in evaluating the artificial spaces, these factors were investigated among the students in the faculty of art and architecture of the Islamic Azad University, Tabriz branch, as one of the largest and comprehensive educational centers in architecture in the region. The current study identifies the solutions to increase the satisfaction of the users with the architectural body and enhance the quality of the educational environment to improve the efficiency of the educational spaces. The study, in the form of applied research, was conducted in two phases of qualitative and quantitative study using library documents and field studies, and resources. The analytical results in the SPSS software showed that the environmental quality is a result of a set of factors that to improve its level which increases through an increase in the satisfaction level of students with the educational space and improvement of the efficiency, paying attention to all these factors is necessary. The results indicate that the manifestation of the cultural symbols and values and inducing the sense of place were the students’ considerations at first. Then, the location of the complex site and the extent of the possibility of using urban infrastructure facilities in the metropolitan area has a direct and positive effect on the desirability of space from the perspective of users.