Urban identities: influences on socio-environmental values and spatial inter-relations

Cheshmehzangi, Ali and Heat, Tim (2012) Urban identities: influences on socio-environmental values and spatial inter-relations. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 36 . pp. 253-264. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

This research focuses upon the socio-environmental dimensions and urban identity of urban environments by evaluating human behaviours and space-to-human relations. In addition, approaches to urban re-branding will be analysed to evaluate the role of engineered identities in enhancing social integration. This particular study will focus upon the installation of temporary activities into the public realm and the impact that these can have upon perception, identity and activity within public spaces. A case study of temporary markets taking place in Nottingham’s Old Market Square in the UK will be evaluated to explore possibilities of maximising the potential of urban space.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Human Behaviour; urban identity; spatial inter-relation; socio-environmental; public space; temporary market
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham Ningbo China > Faculty of Science and Engineering > Department of Architecture and Built Environment
University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Engineering > Department of Architecture and Built Environment
Identification Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.03.028
Depositing User: YUAN, Ziqi
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2017 14:15
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2018 10:41
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/48401

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