Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Social Science and Higher Education (ICSSHE 2021)

Temporal and Spatial Characteristics and Influencing Factors of Public Space Vitality in Historical Blocks—Taking Songcheng First Road in Zhaoqing as an Example

Authors
Yuanyuan Zhang1, *, Ziqian Chen1, Zehui Chen2
1Department of Resources and the Urban Planning, Guangzhou Xinhua University, Guangzhou 510520, China
2Faculty of Innovation and Design, City University of Macau, 999078, Macao, China
*Corresponding author. Email: zsu.zyy@163.com
Corresponding Author
Yuanyuan Zhang
Available Online 23 November 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211122.148How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Historical blocks; Vitality evaluation; Temporal and spatial characteristics; Exploratory factor analysis
Abstract

This study aims to construct a perfect evaluation index system for the public space vitality in historical blocks and explore the influence of different factors on space vitality. Taking the ancient city wall historical block of Songcheng first road in Zhaoqing as the research object, the temporal and spatial change characteristics of crowd behavior in historical blocks were firstly analyzed by questionnaire and network big data. Then, the vitality evaluation index system in historical blocks was analyzed combined with literature review and survey data, and the weight value of impact factors was calculated by exploratory factor analysis and AHP. Finally, the strategy to improve the historical blocks vitality was put forward based on important factors and research area. The results showed that the block location at the spatial scale level, block safety and greening coverage at the aesthetic attribute level, block sanitation, architectural characteristics and visual effects were the strong correlation factors affecting the block vitality. The research also found that people have subjective intentional cognition on overall situation of the block, and thereby more attention should be paid to maintaining spatial quality and cultural characteristics in the block construction in the future. This study added the corresponding indicators that could reflect the subjective feelings of the population from the perspective of individual psychology, which is of certain value to enrich the research on block space vitality.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Social Science and Higher Education (ICSSHE 2021)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
23 November 2021
ISBN
978-94-6239-464-3
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211122.148How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2021 The Authors. Published by Atlantis Press SARL.
Open Access
This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC license.

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