The Relationship Between the Adorability of Urban Landscapes and Their Users Demographic Variables: The Case of Edremit, Van/Turkey

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Aşur F. , Akpınar Külekçi E.

Journal of International Environmental Application and Science, cilt.15, sa.1, ss.19-25, 2020 (Hakemli Üniversite Dergisi)

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Dergi Adı: Journal of International Environmental Application and Science
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.19-25


It is shown in the literature that people want to be more in preferred places and spend their time better when they are in the preferred place. User input is needed for evidence-based design that has developed in recent years. The determination of user preferences containing demographic information about urban landscapes creates important inputs for landscape architects and city planners. Van / Edremit district, which is considered rich in landscape assets, has made the distinction between the new settlement and the old settlement in terms of urbanization in recent years. In this study, the attitudes of different social groups towards the space were investigated in determining the preferences of Edremit for urban landscape and it was aimed to make suggestions for the improvement of the urban landscape. For this purpose, analyzes were carried out to understand what demographic information affecting likes. Visual survey technique, which is applied with visuals and used to determine the perception of the user towards the space, is the main method of the study. The questionnaire was applied to 400 people, and according to the results of the analysis, it was seen that the level of education and income increased and the likes of the senior occupational groups significantly decreased.