Urban Resilience: Measuring Place Identity in Sustainable Communities
Place identity is a multi-dimensional construct incorporating several aspects of people-place bonding and various mutually defining socio-psychological characteristics. This study aims to understand and analyze a portion of Raleigh, NC in terms of its formal, spatial, and social characteristics. The primary goal in this study is to discover the physical measurable characteristics in the built environment that relate to nurturing socio-psychological aspects, such as place identity, on a neighborhood level. The objective in this study is to broaden the understanding of the relationship between a neighborhood’s physical and social characteristics. This study employed the Urban Identity Scale (UIS).