ISSN: 2717-4417
Urban Ecology
Ecosystem services in urban development plans of Arak: Facts and necessities

najme sadat mostafavi; parvin partovi; Zhara Asadolahi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 September 2023

  As human-environmental systems, urban areas rely on natural ecosystems for sustainability and well-being, hence, it is necessary to include ecosystem services (ES) in planning to promote sustainable urban development. Arak as an industrial city with multiple environmental crises are still managed based ...  Read More

Urban Design
Evaluating the representation of urban spaces in the selected works of Iranian cinema with a focus on public spaces in Tehran

sara salehi; Hassan sajadzadeh; Mohammad Saied Izadi; kasra ketabollahi

Volume 11, Issue 44 , October 2022, , Pages 17-30

  Highlights- The relationship between the city and the movies was addressed, and the cinematic sequences were evaluated.- Movie locations and the need to benefit from the diversity of urban spaces in Iran were addressed.- The streets of big cities in Iranian movies are places to pass through, not to attend. Introduction The ...  Read More

Urban Sustainability
Content analysis and comparative study of urban planning programs in the world and Iran with a sustainable development approach, with emphasis on master's courses

Mohammad Mehdi Azizi; samaneh khosravani nezhad

Volume 11, Issue 41 , February 2022, , Pages 3-16

   Highlights  Analysis of the pedagogical orientation of the planning discipline towards the concept of sustainable development and its position in the academic field Orientation of the patterns of education towards sustainable development The predominant orientation in the teaching of ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Evaluating the Quality of Urban Development Plans in Mid-sized and Large Cities in Iran

Mohammad Mahdi Ghajar Khosravi; Gholam Reza Haghighat Naeeni

Volume 9, Issue 36 , November 2020, , Pages 133-145

  The position and importance of urban development plans and their evaluation through various methods remains a significant issue in theoretical and practical areas. Plan quality evaluation is known as an emerging methodology for examination of whether a plan holds certain desirable features, and is aimed ...  Read More

Urban Design
Comparative Analysis on Role of Tehran’s Squares in Promoting the Collective Memory of Citizens, Case Studies: Baharestan Square and Tajrish Square
Volume 1, Issue 4 , March 2012, , Pages 69-80

  Collective memory is the common memory of individuals, as members of a group, of the experienced events in a social and spatial framework. Collective memory brings about the place identity by creating meanings in a space. This place identity can end up with promoting personal identity; therefore, disregarding ...  Read More