IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 7, July 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Mr. Pathmasiri, E.H.G.C., Miss. Shin Min A, Dr. Bandara, T.W.M.T.W.
The sense of place, the feeling of security and comfortably at place and time is one of the crucial factors that affect to human decisions. As one of the main elements of any kind of place, sense of place is a cause as well as, a result of the place process because people are experiencing location and locale of the place and that sense of place leads to determine the human decisions. Hence, sense of place is related to the identity of the place and the dwellers of the place. The residential decision is one of the most important decisions of people because it directly related to the human investments not only money but also time, physical and mental power, etc. Therefore, urban planners should pay attention to identify the consequences of sense of place of the community to optimize the urban planning efforts.