Urbani izziv Volume 0, No. 23–25, November 1993
Culturological analysis in the rehabilitation of urban housing environments
Urban dwellings are a basic need and one of the main instruments of social policies. Housing in cities and especially inner cities became a major social problem in 1980s. In the last decade we can notice a rapid development of qualitative methods, as an answer to predominant statistical averages and quantitative research. Culturological analysis, which is an interdisciplinary and complex method, is useful wherever rehabilitation and development are used to physically or otherwise recivilize an area or society. Participation is strongly emphasized. The possibilities and benefits of the method are presented in three examples.
culturological analysis, housing environment, rehabilitation