عنوان مقاله [English]
Nature and green spaces are factors that convert a space to a place with specifications sensory and special behavioral for inhabitants. This sense has beenan important factor for the formation of a sense of belonging to a place and will eventually lead to the creation of high quality environments. Attention to urban green spaces and local gardens is done with the goal of providing minimum green space required cities; But the main problem is that despite the impact of these spaces on the sense of residence of the inhabitants, their quality and effects are not explained; Therefore, investigating the role of nature in the direction of strengthening the sense of belonging to the place in Urban communities appears very essential and important. Accordingly, the present study has been conducted on the role of nature on the sense of belonging to the place in residential complexes like Ekbatan of Tehran, Pardisan of Qom, Zeytun of Isfahan and Mehregan of Qazvin. The research method is descriptive-analytic and correlation. In addition, analysis was based on 360 completed questionnaires filled by the residents of these four residential complexes. After loading and weighing the factors of nature measurement and the place of belonging by calculating the chi-square value at a significant level (P <0.05), the results with Lisrel and SPSS software showed a significant and positive correlation between the two the nature and sense of belonging variables in the samples. The coefficient of influence of Nature on residents' place of residence was obtained in Ekbatan (0.87), Pardisan (0.42), Zeytun (0.91) and Mehregan (0.37). Also, due to the fact that the RMSEA value in residential complexes is (0.054), (0.042), (0.061) and (0.040) respectively, the relationship between nature and location affinities has been confirmed.