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Aspects Affecting Rural Housing Design
Akbar Zargar , Tohid Hatami Khanghahi *
, hatami.tohid@gmail.com
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Rural housing under the influence of rural life has features that distinguish it from urban housing. Surveys conducted in rural housing units by considering architectural values, reveal weaknesses that requires the intervention in this type of architecture. In stages of intervention in rural housing, the domination of one-dimensional thought instead of comprehensive one due to the lack of designer's knowledge of some housing hidden aspects, have had some failures. In other words, some of skeletal characteristics of housing have roots in economic, social, cultural, environmental factors of rural life which are not easily detectable at first sight especially for those who do not have the experience of living in the countryside. Superficial glance at the rural housing architectural components has caused the hidden roots of housing architecture to be neglected and ultimately has been followed by the inability of analysis and understanding of the skeleton. It should be noted that understanding the process of changes in these roots that has occurred over time and affects the today's architecture of rural housing, is an important factor to meet today’s needs of rural housing. Ideally, designer's master of all aspects affecting the housing design is a prerequisite for proper intervention. This study has tried as far as possible, by reviewing the professional texts, to gather various aspects of rural housing from the perspective of experts and also present new aspects of rural housing which is the result of several years of authors’ fieldwork. The result is that, fairly complete set of aspects affecting rural housing design is presented. This set includes economic, social, cultural, environmental, and skeletal aspects of housing. Drawing the attention of housing designers to the mentioned set, is followed by comprehensive look at rural housing and will be an effective step in improving the results of interventions in rural housing.

Keywords: Rural Settlements, Housing Aspects, Appropriate Housing, Rural Housing Design
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: سکونتگاههای شهری و روستایی
Received: 2013/03/4 | Accepted: 2014/05/11 | Published: 2015/02/8
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Zargar A, Hatami Khanghahi T. Aspects Affecting Rural Housing Design. JHRE. 2015; 33 (148) :45-62
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فصلنامه مسکن و محیط روستا Journal of Housing and Rural Environment
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