Studying Legibility Perception and Pedestrian Place in Urban Identification
International Journal of Science, Technology and Society
Volume 3, Issue 2-1, April 2015, Pages: 112-115
Received: Oct. 12, 2015; Accepted: Oct. 14, 2015; Published: Nov. 30, 2015
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Golnaz Tavassolian, Department of Architecture, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran
Mostafa Nazari, Department of Architecture, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran
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Abstract
Legibility and its effect on users of urban space have been noteworthy for many theorists in urbanization area. In a way that from their view, behavior patterns of pedestrians are severely affected by legibility perception of the body and their environment activity. The current research is to study legibility perception and pedestrian place in urban identification. In this research, there is an attempt to study collected data, based on the data collected from library search and related literature, through descriptive - analytic method is presented. This article analyzes legibility in urban space based on pedestrian view, introduces criteria for legible city, and present indices for designing streets to be used in urban space.
Keywords
Legibility, Urban Space, Perception, Identity
To cite this article
Golnaz Tavassolian, Mostafa Nazari, Studying Legibility Perception and Pedestrian Place in Urban Identification, International Journal of Science, Technology and Society. Special Issue: Research and Practice in Architecture and Urban Studies in Developing Countries. Vol. 3, No. 2-1, 2015, pp. 112-115. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsts.s.2015030201.32
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