ISSN: 2717-4417
Passive Defense
Comparative Study of Vulnerability of Grid and Semi-Grid Urban Form against Earthquake from the Perspective of Passive Defense in the City of Salmas

Hossein Mahdizadeh; Ghader Ahmadi; Mohammadreza Pakdelfard; Mahsa Framarzi

Volume 11, Issue 43 , August 2022, , Pages 15-26

    Highlights - The vulnerability of the semi-grid urban form is greater than that of the grid urban form with respect to the indicators of plot area, fabric pattern, building density, building age, building quality, distance from rescue centers, distance from hazardous centers, building facade, ...  Read More

Urban livability
A comparative study of livability in new and old parts of the cities (Case Study: Urmia city)

Aram Khezerlou; Asghar Abedini

Volume 11, Issue 42 , May 2022, , Pages 35-48

  Highlights - The highest weight concerned the indicator of building quality, and the lowest pertained to the area covered by sewage. - The rate of livability is higher in the old part of the city of Urmia, Iran than in the new part. - The rate of livability is in better conditions in the old part ...  Read More