The Necessity of Flexibility with Regard To User's Satisfaction in Multifunctional Buildings of Traditional Architecture of Iran (Case Study: The Home-Hussainia of Aminiha)

Jamal-E-Din Mahdinejad, Seyede Fereshteh Ehsani Oskouei


Nowadays importance and necessity of considering flexibility in designing spaces, especially in residential areas is more clarified. However this is not a newborn concept, in other words, it has been one of the main ideas followed by traditional architecture of many countries such as japan, china and Iran. In spite of the positive results and many benefits that evaluating manner of this concept in concern with technical weakness of those days, may lead to; Due to lack of enough and systematic observing, many aspects is still vague. In this paper, we will try to observe the idea of flexibility by a descriptive study on one of the famous traditional homes which is also used as a public gathering place for particular mourning ceremonies in special days of the year, so it needs to be adapted to changing and complex combining needs of the users by the aim of keeping them satisfied. at this point, first a framework for evaluating various characteristic of flexibility will be introduced and the study on this project will go on with regard to this system. This research indicates that some factors such as nested space, selective connectivity and disconnectivity, multiple entrances for each space and so many others can be useful for contemporary architecture of Iran .

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n4S1p133

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