In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Iranian Association For Environmental Assessment (IAEA)

Document Type : Science - Research


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Planning, Maragheh Branch, Islamic Azad University, Maragheh, Iran.

2 Ph.D. Department of Geography and Urban Planning, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran.


The housing sector is one of the most important land uses in cities. Considering the various environmental, economic and social problems of scattered urban growth and also the need to provide housing, especially in big cities, planning and designing suitable residential complexes to improve the quality of life is absolutely necessary to respond to the residential needs of citizens. The present article, in the first place, seeks to define and index the concept of "quality of life" and in the second place, to determine the amount of quality of life in various scales of residential complexes. The main goal of the research is to rank residential complexes and explain the effective factors in the quality of life of these types of residential units. In this study, after identifying the factors affecting the quality of life in the studied residential complexes using the factor analysis method, the weighting of the main and secondary criteria was done using the network analysis method. The weighting results according to this method show that the criterion of geographic location with 334. and the component of environmental conditions with a score of 118. They assigned the highest and lowest weight respectively in the quality of life of residential complexes. In the following, the residential complexes were ranked in terms of quality of life using Vicor Plus, network analysis and TOPSIS ranking techniques. Due to the different rating points, to reach a general consensus about the quality of life of residential complexes, the consolidated model of Cape Land has been used. According to the Cape Land technique, in terms of quality of life, the Asman residential complex ranked first with a score of -6 and the accommodation complex ranked last.


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