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The Quality of Urban Life in metropolis border: centralities and peripheries

Grant number: 11/09439-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2011
Effective date (End): January 31, 2015
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Geosciences - Physical Geography
Principal researcher:Ailton Luchiari
Grantee:Marilia Araujo Roggero
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated scholarship(s):13/00697-1 - The quality of urban life in metropolis border: centralities and peripheries, BE.EP.DR


The quality of urban life has been studied in various areas of academic specialization and is a complex theme. The subject's quality of life involves multi-disciplinary questions presented with different perspectives, according to the relevance of the historical moment, social conditions, as well as the dominant ideology shaping the objectives in question. The approach adopted in the present study is focused on the satisfaction of the basics needs of the population, in order to guarantee complete physical, mental and social development. For this point of the characterization of quality of urban life, will be created some models for identification and interpretation of urban morphology. For this, will be necessary criterious to be developed focusing the different manners to explain the relation between quality of life and perifheries and centralities. (AU)

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