The Impact of School Architecture on Students’ Identity in Yazd

Document Type : مقاله کوتاه


1 PhD Student, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, Shahid Beheshti University

2 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Art and Architecture, Yazd University


This paper attempts to investigate the impact of School architecture on the formation of high school students’ identity in Yazd City. To this end, the Academic Identity Status Scale questionnaires were used, the validity and applicability of which in Iranian conditions has already been tested. To reduce the impact of the intervening factors, seven schools were selected for survey. The results of the survey were then compared between those schools which had a traditional design and those with a Modern design. This comparison indicates that schools of traditional design provide a better environment for the positive formation of identity than those with a Modern design.

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