Document Type : Original Article


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Architectural Engineering, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Architectural Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Abhar Branch, Zanjan, Iran

3 PhD in Architectural, Department of Architectural Engineering, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

4 PhD in Architectural, Department of Architectural, Hajat Tape University, Ankara, Turkey



Location is not only a shelter for human activities , but also it is a phenomenon that human gives it meaning with his interaction , attached to it , sometimes even he recognizes himself with it . If we look at it as a need of human being viewpoint, man need to emotional interaction with the place he lives or in other word belonging to place is the most important aspects of interaction of human being with place that should be care by urban planners, designer and architecture. So this study base on literature review and related data in this field and with defining belonging to place, reviewing different dimension of it and categorizing of reasons attempt to describe new model of elements and forming process about human and place interaction. Results indicate that the attachment to sites has different dimensions of emotional, cognitive, and behavioral performance. In addition , the quality of interaction are formed  based on five key elements, including humans , location , participation in the location planning, location and time factor in how human interaction.


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