Designing Cultural Center and Peripheral Landscape of Magsudiye’s Historic Pass in Tabriz With Emphasis on Sensory Perception (blind people with disabilities)

Lead DesignerMahdieh Niroumand Shishavan
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Prize(s)3rd Place in Architecture Categories / Landmarks, symbolic structures, memorials, public
Entry Description

Today, the gap in the architectural design process is dominated by adherence to the culture of the visual axis. Because of the predominance of vision over other senses, designers are also often intuitive design. Unaware of the number of members of the community are incapable of understanding the visual quality.In this scheme, with the aim of achieving design solutions and details, to study sensory perception (including visual and non-visual perception), human senses, architecture, multi-sensory, intuitive and visually impaired persons and factors affecting pays low. Finally, Maghsudieh pass in Tabriz was selected to test these concepts. This process begins with the question of how the human visual perception of surrounding space is able to understand. Are sensory qualities play a role in human interaction and a sense of space? Especially those with sensory disabilities? The research on the sensory qualities of the neighborhood was done, using questionnaires and interviews that were conducted

Awards and Prize

IDA 2016, Silver

IDA 2016, Bronze
Architecture-Landmarks, symbolic structures,
memorials, public

-IDA 2016, Honorable Mention
Landmarks, Symbolic Structures, Memorials,
Public Spaces, Parks, Vistas, Plazas