Research on Spatial Morphology and Protection of Traditional Rural Settlements Based on Space Syntax: Taking Xiazhuang Village and Shijia Village in Huzhou as Example
Space syntax, a paradigm of the urban research, which
manifests people’s intuitive and abstract perception of a material
space with a solid mathematical way, explores how space represents
its social characteristics. Taking Xiazhuang village and Shijia Village
in Huzhou as an example and focusing on inward structure and street
space, this article recognizes the connotative significance of the
settlement with the aid of space syntax theory and quantitative
analysis method from the perspective of spatial configuration to
present relevant suggestions for its future planning and provides
references for traditional rural settlement protection.
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