Designing Karoun 180-unit Residential Complex Based on Social Sustainability Approach

Sayed Sharif Alavi MOHAMADYAN, Mohammad Mehdi GHIAI
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Abstract. Home is a space that human needs at any time. The priorities of needs to shelter in life is the source of to achieve optimal shape of life. In contemporary human society, the needs to social interactions and understanding of people living in the today’s apartments are inaccessible, because housing is merely a one-dimensional space and has changed into a sleeping space and lost its soul in terms of social body and human communication with each other. Considering the design of human places in social interaction with others is an issue that can meet the human needs to be sociable. Therefore, sustainability is an approach to be addressed socially. The present study provides the principles of social sustainability in housing according to the beliefs, traditions and values of the human. Using descriptive and analytical models and also models based on understanding the context of the design, social sustainability factors in housing are achieved. In this context, recognition of the specific field of Karoun Ahvaz was done so that human values and the needs to sustainability in housing will be achieved and consequently the factors to design residential spaces for social sustainability and solutions for design in this context are considered, a place away from cultural and social problems by creating a suitable environment and meeting the needs to housing in the context of promoting the common sense to the residential place will be achieved.


Housing, social sustainability, Ahvaz, place components

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