Explanation of evaluation indicators of public spaces in high-rise residential complexes in order to provide productive green spaces

Document Type : Case Study


1 Ph.D. Candidate of Architecture, Department of Architecture, Shahrekord branch, Islamic Azad University, Shahrekord, Iran

2 Department of Urban Design, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Tehran, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Horticulture and Corps Research Department, East Azerbaijan Agriculture and Natural Resources Research and Education Center, AREEO, Tabriz, Iran


Due to the increase in the urban population and the decrease in urban land, the creation of vertical housing was proposed in order to respond to the problem of land shortage. On the other hand, the growing trend of people’s migration from villages to cities, the problem of the lack of farmers and suitable agricultural land, as well as the introduction of sustainable development issues led to the ideas of creating productive green spaces under the headings of productive environments, urban agriculture in urban environments were raised. Considering that the country of Iran is also facing the problem of lack of suitable agricultural land, the growth of the urban population and the growing trend of vertical housing, the present research has investigated the evaluation criteria of the establishment of productive green spaces in the public spaces of residential complexes. The purpose of this research is to present the proposed criteria for the evaluation of productive green spaces in residential complexes, because the common spaces are considered as public spaces, these principles have been examined by measuring the views and satisfaction of the residents with local architecture. Based on the purpose, this research is of applied research type and in terms of descriptive-analytical method. The findings show that the perceptual, physical, social, economic and environmental criteria in the sample of residential complexes rely more on the perceptual and environmental components. Although it is possible to predict the social and physical consequences based on the perception of people. In future researches, each of the criteria can be evaluated based on case examples and its results can be examined.


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