https://ej-arch.org/index.php/arch/issue/feed European Journal of Architecture and Urban Planning 2024-05-01T09:49:17-04:00 Editor-in-Chief editor@ej-arch.org Open Journal Systems <p>European Journal of Architecture and Urban Planning</p> https://ej-arch.org/index.php/arch/article/view/38 Hierarchy of User’s Need for Spatial Organisation in Public Open Spaces 2023-11-22T06:27:46-05:00 Adiba Shafique a.shafique@dau.edu.sa <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>The research aims to identify the hierarchy of users’ need for spatial organization in public open spaces of New Delhi by quantifying user preferences to produce a perceptual estimation in conclusion. The research will generate a better understanding of the effective utilization of spatial organization in public open spaces by incorporating the user’s perception. The study acquires a qualitative method comprising content analysis as a line of inquiry. Interviews with users from different demographic profiles were conducted in public open spaces in New Delhi. The designed interview questions are based on the hierarchy of needs in which interviewees were asked to answer which attribute of the spatial organization they prefer above others. To analyze the user preferences, 12 interviews were conducted at three distinctive sites in New Delhi. The study concludes that; ‘Accessibility and Linkages’ and ‘Security’ are the imminent attributes considered as a basic need for spatial organization in public open spaces of New Delhi, followed by ‘Facilities,’ ‘Uses and Activities,’ and ‘Microclimate.’</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> 2024-05-29T00:00:00-04:00 Copyright (c) 2024 Adiba Shafique