AFFORDANCES URBAN OPEN SPACES PROVIDE TO DIFFERENT AGE GROUPS

Serap Yılmaz, Sema Mumcu, Abdullah Çiğdem
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Abstract


Urban open spaces affect the life quality of the cities through providing a variety of affordances to individuals with the help of their space variety. Therefore, within the scope of this study, the affordances that an open urban area located in Trabzon city center provide to different age groups are examined. The results have shown that urban open spaces enable children to play, act, entertain, get to know animals and have relationship with nature; they give opportunity to the young to rest and chat and they provide affordances for all users to meet the nature and socialize. 


Keywords


Urban Open Areas; User; Spatial affordances

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