نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
عنوان مقاله [English]
The presence of pedestrians in urban spaces creates social life and character. Walking
on foot is the oldest, most normal and the most essential shape of human move and
walking is still the most important possibility for visiting places, activities and feeling
the motion and emotion of life, to find out the values and hidden attractions in the
Walking has major important in the perception of space identification, feeling of
belonging to the environment and conceiving qualities of environment.
Today, the number of pedestrians has decreased because most people do not use
walkways. They instead use motorcars as an alternative to commute and, since
motorcars play the major role in transportation systems, everything in our cities are built
depend on car’s speed, ( quantities to qualities ) and pedestrians and their needs are
ignored as major members of city maker. So Urban planners and designers endeavor to
find out the best way to eliminate roadway and convert to walkway, in order to recreate
this livelihood to the city center. It becomes necessary to have this urban character that
able to attract people to use pedestrian walkways as an indication to successful urban
Pedestrian ways that are rebuilt after years, because of decrease of the people’s safety
and people’s need to walk, are the major part of urban spaces , where provide for all
people, possibility of interrelation, walking, spending times of leisure, playing,
shopping, gathering and manifesting, meeting, sitting, looking at, accessing, travelling,
advertising, informing and … .
One of the forgotten issues that is the important problem in our cities is no attention to
the urban scape in the pedestrian ways.
Urban scape is the sensible environment that effect on people’s behavior and its results.
A degree of affect of environment on people, depends on degree of human’s perception
that itself depends on preparedness of visitor for perception, perceptual capacity and
situation of environment of perception.
In this study, it’s tried to present some strategies to improve the pedestrian way's urban
scape. To achieve these strategies, the descriptive-analytical method is used.
For that, major theorists are Symon Bell, Jahanshah Pakzad, Gorden Cohlen and
Koorosh Golkar and so on.
It is important to know that because of circumstances of the research, it’s focused on
form factors but it is necessary to attention to other factors too. Because they have
important role in making desirability of urban scape.