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

Document Type : Science - Research

Authors

1 Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Architecture, Isfahan, (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran.

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Isfahan, (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran.

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, Art University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.

4 Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran

Abstract

Due to the history of nomadic life, Lorestan province has been the place of implementation of settlements for nomads. Despite the importance of this topic, unfortunately, these centers are affected by many challenges and the gap in conducting detailed and systematic studies in this field is significant. Therefore, the purpose of this research is to analyze the new pattern of housing construction in the studied nomadic settlement, with an ecological approach based on their way of life. The innovation of this research is that by emphasizing on ecology, it examines the damages that threaten these centers and helps designers and users to take necessary measures in future plans to eliminate the vulnerability of settlements of settled nomads. This research has a qualitative nature with an ethnographic approach. Data were collected from documentary and field studies. In the field method, direct observation and semi-structured interview technique are used. The results of the research show that the new model of housing construction in the study center has social, cultural, economic, mental and psychological, spatial and physical, functional, image and landscape damages and anomalies, lack of attention to sensory richness, lack of attention to identity elements, lack of Paying attention to the habits of the residents, the incompatibility of the built environment with the way of life of the residents, the lack of feeling at home, the incompatibility of function-meaning, and the lack of attention to personal and social privacy have been associated.

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