Investigation the indicators of the worn-out tissue renovation in approach to public participation (Case Study: Rasht city, Iran)

Document Type : Case Study


1 Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Geography, Faculty of Geography and Urban planning, Islamic Azad university o Chalos, Chalos, Iran

2 Department of Geography, Faculty of Geography and Urban planning, Islamic Azad university o Chalos, Chalos, Iran


Worn-out urban fabrics are the focus of problems and inadequacies in various dimensions, which in some cases are considered the main urban problems, and at the same time, they have many latent capacities and capabilities for inner-city development. Among the solutions that have been used in recent decades to positively intervene such as renovation and improvement of these fabrics, is a collaborative approach in a way that can be effective and useful in the structure of urban management. In this regard, the present research aims to evaluate the indicators of public participation in the renovation of worn-out urban fabrics of Rasht city. The research method is descriptive-analytical, which is used to collect information from documentary-library and field methods. The data collection tools of this research were questionnaires, interviews, observations, and field studies. The statistical population of this research is the citizens living in the worn-out area of Rasht city, 384 people were selected as a statistical sample using the random sampling method. Analytical findings of two T-tests and Friedman's test show that the effect of research indicators on people's participation in fabric renewal worn out is different so that the economic index items with an average rating of 4.85 have obtained the highest points in the priority and the environmental index items with an average rating of 1.12 have obtained the lowest points in the priority. In future research, it is also possible to examine the impact indicators of economic factors and look at their historical relationships.


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