ISSN: 2717-4417

Urban Design
The Roll of Formal and Social Patterns in Organization of Open Spaces of Residential Complexes (Comparison of 20Th Century Urbanization Experiences and Iranian ones)

Farhang Mozaffar; Ali Asadpour

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2012, , Pages 3-12

  Social patterns in open space organizations have a key role in shaping most of 20th urban theories. This paper identifies the formal and social patterns in planning the residential open spaces in famous theories and projects of urbanization during 20th century and compares them with experiences of Iranian ...  Read More

Slum Settlements
Achieving to neighborhood sustainable development within social capacity of informal settlement’s inhabitants and economical activists’: (Case study:Shemiran Nou)
Volume 1, Issue 4 , March 2012, , Pages 3-12

  This paper is a practical attempt to choose social changing methods instead of environmental regenerations in order to manage and upgrade informal settlements areas. The approach of this research is in this way that inhabitants of informal settlements are accepted as residents with an urban right and ...  Read More

Urban Design
The Analysis of the effects of contemporary urban development plans on the spatial structure of the north of Isfahan’s historical core
Volume 2, Issue 5 , March 2013, , Pages 3-12

  One of the fundamental problems in the historical areas of Iranian cities is related with their incompatibility with contemporary urban projects and new developments. Owning to inattention to the old city structure in the historical core of the north of Isfahan, the new developments have imposed a ...  Read More

Urban Design
Landscape Regeneration Process of Tehran Urban Squares Based on Increasing Citizens Social Interactions

m f; a a

Volume 2, Issue 7 , July 2013, , Pages 3-14

  Abstract   Immigration, differences, permanent displacement and rapid population growth in Tehran are some barriers of social interactions in its neighborhoods. While the social interactions is one of the main parameters in formation social capital of the city, the role of citizens social interactions ...  Read More

Urban Design
Reorganizing Circulation System in Urban Neighborhoods Fabric with analyzing street connectivity based on New Urbanism movement with Space Syntax technique (Case Study: Kashmar)

s l; h b

Volume 3, Issue 9 , February 2014, , Pages 3-16

  The central historic area of the city has the highest social, economic, cultural and religious interactions. Over time, with the development of the city and the growing use of cars in urban areas, problems have emerged in pedestrian and driver circulation systems. In this regard, New Urbanism movement ...  Read More

Corporal-social sustainability guidelines in historic sites, case study:Oodlaajaan parish (Tehran(

h k; n d

Volume 3, Issue 10 , May 2014, , Pages 3-14

  The historic and valuable fabric of Oudlajaan district is not meeting the daily needs of its residents due to excessive deterioration of building structures and lack of adequate infrastructure and welfare facilities. For this reason, the indigenous population of this region gradually immigrate ...  Read More

Urban Design
The evaluation of environmental quality factors on the Behavioral patterns in urban parks- Case study: Mardom park of Hamadan City

a l; ا س

Volume 3, Issue 11 , August 2014, , Pages 3-18

  Nowadays, a faster pace of changes and transformations in different phenomena such people's lifestyles has meant changes in their thinking and needs also. Since people’s lifestyles are more oriented toward isolation, it is more important to reflect at their lives collectively. People's need for ...  Read More

Urban Planning
A Feasibility Study of Transfer of Development Right Approach to Provide Land for Urban Services in Shiraz
Volume 6, Issue 22 , May 2017, , Pages 3-14

  Today, the distribution method of urban services is one of the major requirements of urban life. However, using traditional methods of land supply for urban services in Iran (such as compulsory acquisition, dispersed incentive policies, etc.) has led to the destruction of agricultural land, gardens and ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
A Qualitative Study of effective Agents on the destruction of Gardens in Tehran Metropolis based on Grounded Theory approach

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Volume 6, Issue 23 , August 2017, , Pages 3-16

  According to Tehran environmental prospect document, Tehran 1404, by 1404 Tehran will be a clean, green city in compliance with latest standards of global cities. Based on this document, in the light of divine elevated instructions, by then, citizens of Tehran will have institutionalized environmental ...  Read More

Islamic- Iranian Cities
A jurisprudential analysis on non-desirability of vertical development of residential buildings in Islamic city

mohamadmannan raeesi

Volume 6, Issue 24 , November 2017, , Pages 3-16

            The holy Quran and Imams’ hadiths as the most important Islamic religious texts which have significant capacity in various fields of human knowledge, but have often been neglected in academic research. Among the issues raised in these Islamic ...  Read More

Urban Design
Comparative Study of Neighborhoods' centers in the city of Yazd based on Ideal Neighborhood center Indices using FMEA Analytical Approach (Case Study: "Yaghoobi" Neighborhood in Historical context and "Posht Siloo" in New urban development context)

mitra beyzaie; amin shakiba; mohammad reza noghsan mohammadi

Volume 7, Issue 25 , March 2017, , Pages 3-16

  The developments in recent decades, along with inattention to the features of a desired and efficient neighborhood in each district as well as a disregard for the views and demands of residents of such environments have caused various problems in neighborhood centers.The main objective of the present ...  Read More

Urban Architecture
Evaluating the effect of place scale on the extent of place attachment in three spatial layers of home, neighborhood and city based on age and sex variables (Case study: Tehran and Sary cities)
Volume 7, Issue 26 , May 2018, , Pages 3-16

  Place attachment is a type of emotional connection developed between an individual and a specific location which could happen in different times and places.  People could feel different levels of attachment to their homes, neighborhoods or cities. This feeling could have different levels of intensity ...  Read More

Urban Architecture
An Evaluation of Urban Centers based on Environmental Responsiveness (Case Study: Gonbad-e Kavus Urban Center, Iran)

minou Gharehbaglou; ahad nezhadebrahimi; maliheh javidmehr

Volume 7, Issue 27 , August 2018, , Pages 3-16

  As key elements of cities, urban areas have always been an important issue in the history of urban studies. People of various social strata may need to visit and/or pass through urban areas with different goals on a regular basis. In this sense, urban spaces can play an important role in forming social ...  Read More

Urban Design
Effective criteria on the formation of women’s image from favorable urban space (Case study: Tehran City)

Azin Hajiahmadi Hamedani; h m; l j

Volume 7, Issue 28 , November 2018, , Pages 3-16

  Evaluation of every environment’s image is not just the result of impressions made by its external attributes on the mind of the observer. It is, however, created by the imagination of the observer. A city is lodged by a wide variety of people whose evaluation of the images they form in their mind ...  Read More

Urban Design
Identifying factors affecting happiness in urban public space (Case Study: Pedestrian Zone of Historic Part of Tehran)

Sahar Samavati; Ehsan Ranjbar

Volume 8, Issue 29 , February 2019, , Pages 3-18

  The topic of happiness has attracted the attention of urban experts in the last decade. Cities such as Copenhagen and Bogotá are creating literature based on their experiences in this area. The quality of the city and urban spaces is a significant factor affecting happiness. The amount of happiness ...  Read More

Urban Sustainability
Explaining the Process of Sustainable Landscape Realization in the Contemporary City Utilizing Landscape Urbanism Theory

mojde erfani; Hossein Bahrainy; Manouchehr Tabibian

Volume 8, Issue 30 , May 2019, , Pages 3-16

  Abstract Lack of attention to the “dynamic” concept of the landscape, the “holistic” approach to it, and the use of conventional methods in the study of urban development projects has shaped an urban landscape that is unable to meet the demands of its inhabitants over time. Therefore, ...  Read More

Urban Planning
livability analysis in neighborhoods of the central part of Borujerd city

taher parizadi; mahdi moradi; masoumeh saki

Volume 8, Issue 31 , August 2019, , Pages 3-16

  Modern cities have turned into the main places for people to work and live in; therefore, they are confronted with many challenges from social, economic, environmental, and managerial aspects. The rapid growth of population, urban population in particular, and extensive immigration from the village to ...  Read More

Urban Design
The Function of Hosseiniyehs' Architecture as Urban open space Using Path pattern in the Hosseiniyeh of Nain

Mahya Ghouchani; Mohammad Taji

Volume 8, Issue 32 , November 2019, , Pages 3-18

  The husseiniye is a religious place in Shia Islam, where the mourning ceremony of Imam Hussein (PBUH) and the martyrs of the Battle of Karbala is mainly held. Apparently, the husseiniye has come into existence as an extension of the structures of the mosque and religious places such as the zaviye and ...  Read More

Urban Design
From Process review to product realization: towards a gradual approach to the urban design process

Farshad Nourian; Behnaz Aminzadeh; Mazyar Abaee

Volume 10, Issue 40 , November 2021, , Pages 3-14

  Highlights The urban design process has a vital role in the implemented result of urban design projects.  Bridging the theory-practice in urban design needs a combination of the implementation phase in the design process. The gradual approach to the urban design process deals with a step-by-step ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Constructivist Grounded Theory Method Application in Urban and Regional Planning Researches

pouya Joudi

Volume 9, Issue 34 , May 2020, , Pages 3-16

  How does the framework of the planning research process define the elements of the ontology, epistemology, methodology, and methods continuum to employ a constructivist grounded theory method? This paper aimed to provide a rationale for use of such a method for urban and regional planning research. Embedded ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Formulating Optimal Size of Cities with Urban Sprawl pattern considering current Trend of Growth (Case study: The Coastal city of Deylam)

Seyed Meysam Rezaee; Seyed Hamidreza Tabibi

Volume 9, Issue 35 , August 2020, , Pages 3-18

  After the Industrial Revolution, advancement in industry and technology was coupled with population growth, and rural-urban immigration caused the extreme expansion of cities. Moreover, the rapid growth of urbanization in coastal areas and conflict of interest between the stakeholders has imposed extreme ...  Read More

Urban Transport
Assessment of Public Transportation and BRT lines of Esfahan Metropolis in accordance with BRT Standard 2016

Mahdi Allahdadi; Ali Shamaei; Farzaneh sasanpour

Volume 9, Issue 33 , February 2020, , Pages 3-14

  The issue of transportation is regarded as one of the most important human needs. Two general solutions are applied today to urban traffic problems: demand management and supply management. Demand management is adopted to eliminate or reduce travel, and supply management is aimed at optimal use of the ...  Read More

Urban Design
Tourist wayfinding tools with different levels of familiarity with the environment

toktam hanaee; Sanaz saeedi; shima abedi

Volume 9, Issue 36 , November 2020, , Pages 3-12

  Familiarity with the destination environment plays an important role in tourism, and the more frequent tourists’ visits to the area, the greater their knowledge of the environment and, consequently, the easier for them to navigate around the place. Those unfamiliar with the environment should make ...  Read More