Journal of Research in Architecture & Planning
NED University of Engineering & Technology

ISSN 2519-5050 (Online), ISSN 1728-7715 (Print)
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  Hina Marvi, Rabia Khaskheli & Irfan Ahmed Memon

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Social cohesiveness and recreational activities depend on a favorable natural environment surrounding the community. The psychology and behavior of users (humans) in response to the interaction of inhabitants with their environment have received increased attention in public parks. When tackling these concerns, public parks' significance is becoming more and more apparent. The study characterizes the attributes of public parks and spatial distribution, found in Hyderabad city. Evidence of clustering of both present conditions and mislaid aesthetic quality postulates spatial analysis of the public parks of Hyderabad city. The study assesses the impact of public parks on inhabitants' social lives in Hyderabad. For evaluating the research, SPSS-20 and ArcGIS software were used to do the statistical calculations for the study analysis. The various studies show that standard analysts, recommend 380 interviews for cities with populations of more than one lac; in shaping social cohesion among the inhabitants of the city, 480 interviews were taken from locale to gauge the impact of public parks and analyze satisfaction of users. The research confronted Hyderabad, numbering about 22 various parks. However, based on this analysis, the backlog for active and passive use was 225 acres and 150 acres, respectively, for the 2 million population intake. The Yeh’s Index of satisfaction equate, the distinctive satisfaction index of 27.582 percent of the user gauged by investigating various responses from inhabitants. A summary of the current situation between public parks and the effects on social cohesiveness among the populace revealed a significant, high level of dissatisfaction among city inhabitants. In the urban areas to support public park resilience, spreading sustainable behavior is suggested as the potential benefit of social cohesion. This study's findings may be used to develop suggestions for strategies that can be used to enlighten planning research studies and more evidence emerges become available. Some recommended policies encourage coordination and cooperative efforts, the development of new urban territories, and development with improved long-term sustainability.


Natural Environment, Recreation, Public Park, Social Cohesion, Resilience, Hyderabad.
Volume 33 Issue 1
ISSN (P) 1728-7715 - ISSN (E) 2519-5050
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