عنوان مقاله [English]
Lack of meaning in the modern functionalist architecture belittles the emphasis on the visual and physical aspects, audience’s perceptional aspects, and his/her recognition of space and removes meaning from the place; the present study intends to pursue the concept of sense of place in today’s architecture and underline its qualitative enhancement. The sense of place comes about following the creation of an optimal relationship between the audience’s perception and the environment in such a way that it is found bridging the extreme modern functionalism’s gap through spatial architectural space modeling. Following the inserting meaning and paying attention to the audience’s expectations, the social interactions that are considered as the most essential quality accomplishments in the today’s communities flow in the place and lead to the individual’s presence; the present article investigates Sabzeh Meidan Complex in Qazvin and the historical buildings in its periphery as the case studies to achieve a sense of place; the study hypothesis posits that the pursue of the phenomenological concepts enables the audience reach a favorable sense of place in the space. The study method is seminally qualitative and the concepts related to the sense of place will be analyzed and described. Moreover, subsequently, the survey method is used for proving the hypothesis by analyzing the study data in SPSS Software, version 16. The data analysis has been carried out in the statistical population consisted of a number of architecture and urban planning experts. Based thereon, factors influencing the creation of sense of place in architectural space have been investigated. The essential variables in line with the study hypothesis justification is the quality of inviting and tendency to attend, achievement of the favorable social interactions and qualitative enhancement of the urban and architectural space each of which possesses its own specific indicators; following the selection of such structures for pursuing the current research paper’s subject, the achievement of the favorable architectural spaces in qualitative terms depends on the recognition of the audience’s perceptional factors in space; this aspect of research gives priority to and seeks achievement of the feelings and emotions of a space’s audience in the place they attend.