CUS  Vol.8 No.2 , June 2020
Evaluating Green Degrees of China’s Endowment Communities
Abstract: With the aging population problem becoming more and more serious, how to effectively promote green development of endowment community has become a research hotspot in academia. Based on literature research, this paper establishes the index system from the whole process of site selection, design planning, construction, operation and maintenance, and the evaluation model combining with AHP-ANP-entropy method-distribution maximization method. The constructed system and model are applied to measuring greening degrees of China’s four typical endowment communities in 2017. The findings showed that the greenness score of Shanghai Shenyuan is significantly higher than other three communities, and the average score of the construction criterion layer for four communities is larger than other three criteria layers. Based on comparative analysis, the greenness scores of design planning, construction, and operation and maintenance of Shanghai Shenyuan were much higher than that of other three communities. Except for site selection, the greening degrees of other three criteria layers in Dalian Lechunxuan were significantly lower than other three communities. Additionally, the green development of endowment community is affected by regional economic basis and ecological environment.
Cite this paper: Sui, L. and Wu, C. (2020) Evaluating Green Degrees of China’s Endowment Communities. Current Urban Studies, 8, 166-183. doi: 10.4236/cus.2020.82009.

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