Identification of Effective Components for Creation of Rituals in Public Spaces, Promotion of Social Values and Capital
International Journal of Science, Technology and Society
Volume 3, Issue 2-1, April 2015, Pages: 81-88
Received: Jun. 8, 2015; Accepted: Jun. 10, 2015; Published: Aug. 7, 2015
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Mohammad Moayedi, Urbanism Department, School of Architecture & Urbanism, Iran University of Science & Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran
Seyed Komeyl Salehi, Urbanism Department, School of Architecture & Urbanism, Iran University of Science & Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran
Reza Kheyroddin, Urbanism Department, School of Architecture & Urbanism, Iran University of Science & Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran
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An important aspect effective on city sustainability is ‘Social sustainability’ heeded such that numerous connoisseurs consider ‘social wealth’ a criterion of urban social sustainability. Also social rituals and values today reckon cultural source significance that when targeted on social relation production in society can develop social capital. An important bedding of ritual and urban social relations manifestation is urban public spaces. These spaces are considered association of nation shared perceptions carrying along socio cultural heritage, collective memory recreation and a site to present common social rites and values. Therefore, the significance of rituals at present just like urban public spaces during various cycles has impelled its essentiality to undertake replication on citizen’s cultural socio and psychological needs. By application of analytical descriptive method and library studies, this article is in addition to studying and analyzing the relative concept to discover effective components on urban public spaces for boosting public investment in consideration of rites and ritual ceremonies. That is why these findings truly indicate that ritual ceremony is an occasion for nations that on the basis of inner self inclination originating from creeds and beliefs to voluntarily and spontaneously attend public spaces and participate in activities. Hence, the impression of rituals and its relation with nation presence has also a serious impact on spatial structure. In addition, by promotion of public attendance and targeted social relation level promotion in urban public spaces, social investment is also effected by components such as attachments, dependency, commitments, participation and belief and creeds fortifications.
Social Sustainability, Social Capital, Ritual, Urban Public Spaces
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Mohammad Moayedi, Seyed Komeyl Salehi, Reza Kheyroddin, Identification of Effective Components for Creation of Rituals in Public Spaces, Promotion of Social Values and Capital, International Journal of Science, Technology and Society. Special Issue: Research and Practice in Architecture and Urban Studies in Developing Countries. Vol. 3, No. 2-1, 2015, pp. 81-88. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsts.s.2015030201.26
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