Enabling and Organizing Plan of Informal Settlements (Case Study: Rostamabad and Rahmatabad, Rafsanjan city)

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Abstract. Spontaneous or informal settlements are accounted as one of the main problems in cities especially in local levels. On this basis, the type, nature and process of possible interventions and how to cope with them are concepts that have special place in urban planning and management. Besides approaches and methods of coping with informal settlement and suburbia, opinions and view of local residents are of the main important components affecting process of organizing and enabling these informal settlements and they are considered in present research. The method used in the present research is descriptive-analytic based on literature and theoretical basics and data were gathered by documental studies. Environmental surveying study has been done by deep interview and questionnaire on field studies in neighborhoods under consideration. Results show that informal settlements, lack of having title deed, waste water of pathways are the most important problems in neighborhoods. Inaccessibility makes construction of wastewater system and its relation with urban wastewater system impossible. Also, problem of garbage collection associate with lack of access. Lack of urbanism culture, poverty and corruption in local level, having the least components of life quality are other problems in target neighborhoods. At the end, some strategies and approaches have been mentioned to enable and organize affairs of target neighborhoods.


Enabling, organization, informal settlement, Rostamabad-Rahmatabad, Rafsanjan

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