Evaluating the Quality of Life Dimensions in Marginal Urban Communities to Take Advantage of Development Stimulus Projects, Case Study: Dizaj Town of Hamedan

نوع مقاله: مقاله پژوهشی

نویسندگان

1 Assistant Professor of Architecture, Faculty of Art and Architecture, Bu-Ali-Sina University, Hamedan, Iran.

2 Master of Urban Design, Faculty of Art and Architecture, Art University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.

3 Ph.D. Researcher in Architecture, School of Engineering, Islamic Azad University Borujerd Branch, Borujerd, Iran.


عنوان مقاله [English]

Evaluating the Quality of Life Dimensions in Marginal Urban Communities to Take Advantage of Development Stimulus Projects, Case Study: Dizaj Town of Hamedan

نویسندگان [English]

  • Hassan Sajadzadeh 1
  • Afsaneh Lotfi 2
  • Mehrdad Shahbazi 3
1 Assistant Professor of Architecture, Faculty of Art and Architecture, Bu-Ali-Sina University, Hamedan, Iran.
2 Master of Urban Design, Faculty of Art and Architecture, Art University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.
3 Ph.D. Researcher in Architecture, School of Engineering, Islamic Azad University Borujerd Branch, Borujerd, Iran.
چکیده [English]

It is crucial to improve the quality of life in marginalized areas, which are the result of
unequal urban and regional development and include many problems and shortcomings in terms of
inhabitants’ satisfaction of life. This study is aiming to utilize the existing capacities and capabilities of
the region and to improve the quality of life in the town using development stimulus projects through
descriptive- analytic investigation of quality of life’s current indicators in Dizaj town of Hamedan. The
statistical society of the study includes all the population of Dizaj town and according to Morgan table
351 of them were selected for the sample. It has used literature review for the theoretical framework and
multivariate regression method to evaluate the quality of life in the neighborhood. In addition, Pearson
correlation coefficient has been used to measure the correlation between quality of life factors by using
Microsoft Excel and IBM SPSS softwares. The results showed that the desirability status of the indicators
in Dizaj town is in order of the quality of transport, physical, economic and social environment. Among
indicators of the quality of life, the betterment of the social environment quality has the greatest necessity
and share with the weight of 0.7. Other factors are effective in enriching the quality of life in the order
of 0.5 (physical environment), 0.37 (transportation) and 0.35 (economic environment). As a result,
the injection of the development stimulating projects with socio-cultural approach would be the most
effective factor in improving the quality of neighborhood life in the area.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • Marginalization
  • Quality of Life
  • Development Stimulus
  • Dizaj