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Tooraj Jalili, Forough Karboul & Dariuosh Ahanj

Concept of missing piece of color in the perspective of urban facades
(Case study: city of Ahvaz, Salman Farsi Street)

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Abstract

City streets as a part of the public spaces in cities play an important role in meeting human needs. Many urban theorists account city streets as one of the main components of urban system. So behaviors that form these spaces should be noted and examined in order to provide more dynamics in these environments and meet the needs of the people. Since efficiency of often used colors in city streets are in the low level as a result of non-compliance of users’ needs with suitable environmental qualities that suit behavioral domains, it is necessary to consider principled program based on the behaviors of users in such spaces.

Since an important part of human interaction with the environment is related to colors, attention to colors as aesthetic elements to human environment is significant. Factor of Color in urban spaces causes Mental and visual relaxation and boosts our perception of spaces. Salman Farsi Street in the city of Ahvaz was selected as case study research.

This study is a field research with analytical and descriptive approach and tries to answer this main question that what is effect of Patterns, behavioral domains and colors on improvement of people's psychological quality from streets and urban landscape and how can it be achieved?

In this study, quantitative analysis of index using a design of behavioral questionnaire based on the sample size has been conducted.

The results of this research demonstrate that Given the crucial role of color in human life, with application and the appropriate companionship of colors in the body of city, whether from the perspective of beauty or identity, Urban planners can reduce many behavioral problems in urban life by applying appropriate strategies.

Keywords : calm, city, climate, color, façade, street

To cite this article

Tooraj Jalili, Forough Karboul & Dariuosh Ahanj, «Concept of missing piece of color in the perspective of urban facades», Bulletin de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège [En ligne], Volume 85 - Année 2016, Actes de colloques, Special edition, 573 - 593 URL : https://popups.uliege.be:443/0037-9565/index.php?id=5767.

About: Tooraj Jalili

PhD in Architecture, Islamic Azad University of Mahshahr, Tooraj.jalili@gmail.com

About: Forough Karboul

Post graduate student of architectural engineering, Islamic Azad University of Mahshahr

About: Dariuosh Ahanj

Post graduate student of architectural engineering, Islamic Azad University of Mahshahr