The Environment Design of Urban Public Space for the Agings
|School||Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology|
|Course||Architectural Design and Theory|
|Keywords||population aging urban public spacial environment Affections behaviors and demands of the aged advice to improve and plan|
The agings are both a consequence of social progress, and one of the major challenges of our society. As we enter the 21st century, global aging will put increased economic and social demands on all countries.According to our national conditions, Aging Problem Committee of China offers the system for the old people’s resident. To the aged people, housing is the place to settle down, where they can keep themselves out of wind and rain, where they can be provided the space to have rest, meal, entertainment, and diversion. But housing is not enough especially for the retired one, who have large amount of time allocated by oneself, communication among the outside society should be encouraged, therefore a good outside spacial environment is important here. Under such circumstances, the research of cities’ public spacial environment suitable for the aged is more and more significant.On the basis of the aged people’s specially physical, psychological, and social needs to outside spacial environment, for the example of the encircling city-wall park in Xi’an, with the combined method of survey and questionnaire, the dissertation analyses the multi-levels, and multi-categories outside spacial environment, helpful for the capacity to live separately and the sound health of the aged. Also some detailed advice to improve and plan are put forward.