Designing Alternative Housing in an Old Context: Zargandeparsh, Tehran


  • Zohreh Yousefi School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • Seyed Bagher Hosseini School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • Seyed Abbas Yazdanfar School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • Saeid Norouzian-Maleki School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran



Housing, Old Texture, Place, Sense of Attachment


Today, poor performance in old residential contexts in terms of memorable visual elements reduce the residents’ sense of belonging. The study used a combination of qualitative and quantitative research methods. To meet the needs of residents, a questionnaire was distributed among twenty-five experts. Data analysis was performed using fuzzy logic to calculate the weight of each criterion of hierarchical fuzzy (FAHP). According to the findings, the largest weight belonged to social interaction (0.288), physical (0.205) and dependence (0.179). The results showed that social interaction is imperative in increasing the residents’ sense of attachment.


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How to Cite

Yousefi, Z., Hosseini, S. B., Yazdanfar, S. A., & Norouzian-Maleki, S. (2016). Designing Alternative Housing in an Old Context: Zargandeparsh, Tehran. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 1(1), 269–279.