Living Space Research in Typical Residential Areas of Shanghai

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Under the background of market transformation and rapid urbanization, the differentiation of social stratum and living space is becoming more and more obvious in China. The complex background and multiple patterns of residential areas have shaped a variety of living space, which can reflect different life styles and qualities. This article takes Shanghai as an example. It takes advantage of mobile phone signaling data on large sample of residential scale, compares and analyzes the spatial characteristics of living activities in various residential areas, and explores the scope, structure, rules and influencing factors of living activities from the overall level of the city. The study summarizes the living space of typical residential areas in Shanghai into four typical patterns: single center, strip, multi-center and tadpole-shaped. At the same time, from the perspective of the life circle, we will further evaluate the community construction in Shanghai and propose planning guidance. Combining small data such as questionnaires to make up the shortages of mobile phone signaling data and to further the study of living space from the micro level. Further, by combining mobile phone signaling data and questionnaires, the article tries to evaluate the quality of the living space, and applies the results to the evaluation of the community life circle and planning guidance.
living space, typical patterns, community construction, mobile phone signaling data