Explanation of the Qualitative Values in a Space with a view on the Capabilities of Vernacular Architecture: Case Study: Context-Based Architectural Schools

Document Type: Original Article


Department of Architecture, Yazd Branch, Islamic Azad University, Yazd, Iran


The aim of the current study has been based on explaining the introduction of hidden and apparent factors in the context and ground of architecture, which can be influenced by it in the process of audience’s educability from a new aspect; therefore, the “data-based theory”, which is one of the newest qualitative research methods, was applied and in order to demonstrate its efficiency, Yazd faculty of Architecture was selected as the case study in order to explain the stages of conducting this research step by step. data analysis was carried out based on the three methods of open coding, axial coding, and selective coding. Then, according to the theories of Strauss and Corbin, the validation methods of qualitative research were applied. The findings of this research at the final stage indicated 28 open codes, 16 axial codes, and 6 selective codes and the paradigmatic pattern was organized as follows: 1. Causal variables, 2. Contextual variables, 3. Intervening variables, 4. Pivotal phenomenon, 5. Strategies, and 6. consequences and results. The results of this research indicate that by aligning the goals of academic education with executive principles, on the one hand, and recognizing the identity values in the evaluative view on place, on the other, we can accurately integrate the hidden and apparent capabilities of education in line with the audience’s psychological training.