عنوان مقاله [English]
Suitable land locating is one of the most important factors of housing production, since the multifaceted nature of this process is very complex. Using models and software in land locating facilitates decision making and helps in optimum site selection. Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) is one of the main decision-making methods that works with giving weight to criteria. Using this method criteria and sub-criteria will be classified and finally the best alternative for locating will be selected. In this paper with the goal of facilitating the best land locating for residential space, using descriptive-analytical method, first we explain the process of the method, then the effective criteria in residential land locating will be introduced and the hierarchy tree of criteria will be drawn. The criteria has been set in questionnaire format and distributed between urban studies and housing Experts. The average weight of every criteria and sub-criteria in the way of binary comparisons has been calculated using Excel software. After Prioritization of criteria in AHP method, Realization of criteria Surveyed in 13 Masken-e-Mehr projects as a case study. The necessary information for locating in the questionnaire format has been extracted from Yazd urban organization and then data has been classified and analyzed and finally analytical matrix for locating residential project of Yazd has been drawn.