International Journal of Applied Science and Technology

ISSN 2221-0997 (Print), 2221-1004 (Online) 10.30845/ijast

Evaluation of Quantitative and Qualitative Indicators in Informal Housing of Slums (Case Study: Shahid Ghorbani Neighborhood in Mashhad Metropolis, Iran)
Dr. Farzaneh Razzaghian, Simin Foroghzadeh, Sahar Soltani, Dr. Javad Barati

This study investigated the causes of informal settlements and attitudes related to the pathology of Shahid Ghorbani neighborhood in District 4 of Mashhad. About 11.8 percent of total area and 31.46% of population of Mashhad city belong to the Informal settlements and12 percent of them is in District 4 where Shahid Ghorbani eighborhood have more than half of it. The aim of this study is to understand the conditions and characteristics of informal housing. Then finding out the potential of informal settlements through the provision of housing as the most basic needs of human societies and reducing physical damage. This research by using descriptive and field study of 300 questionnaires in case study area shows Shahid Ghorbani neighborhood housing situation. The indicators are divided into two groups of quantitative and qualitative indicators and a total of 11 indicators have been investigated. Finally, using SWOT model housing assessed in the neighborhood.

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