عنوان مقاله [English]
One of the major goals of development is provision of needs and wishes which lead to the improvement of people’s quality of life, and one of the main needs of such kind is housing and suitable place of living. Proper house is a certain social right of people. This paper focuses on case study regarding villages at the foot of mountains in west of Gilan. It is aimed to clarify the level of agreement between native houses and architecture and needs and wishes of inhabitants as well as achievement of balanced development. For this purpose, first the rules and conditions of suitable house are reviewed. Next, these rules are applied to rural houses in the studied area. Finally, conclusions are made and certain suggestions are presented.