A Study on the Relationship between Design Elements of Outdoor Leisure Spaces and Types of Leisure Activities in Sustainable Community Development - A Case Study on Tainan, Taiwan

J. H. Chang, H. Zhang

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Sustainable community development encompasses three aspects: "Lifestyle", "Production" and "Ecology". Among them, "Lifestyle" is closest to people and reflects basic human needs. Creating outdoor spaces that encourage residents to engage in leisure activities will not only provide them with spiritual sustenance but also fulfil one of the key criteria in sustainable community development. This study explores the relationship between design elements of outdoor leisure spaces and types of leisure activities from residents' perspective with the goal to inform future spatial planning. The study collected 365 valid questionnaires from Tainan residents. Factor analysis was used to extract factors from design elements of outdoor leisure spaces, and regression analysis was applied to understand the effect level. The result shows design elements have positive effect on the types of leisure activities. In addition, different elements exert different influences on the choice of activities.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012004
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Volume112
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Feb 7
Event2017 2nd International Conference on Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development, CEESD 2017 - Koh Samui, Thailand
Duration: 2017 Dec 82017 Dec 10

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community development
lifestyle
spatial planning
factor analysis
regression analysis
ecology
leisure activity
effect

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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