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Urban Design
Environmental characteristics affecting children's physical activity and mobility in their neighborhoods from their perspective; A Case study of Mashhad City

Toktam Roshandel; Bakhtiar Bahrami; Mehdi Saidi; Goran Erfani

Volume 13, Issue 49 , February 2024, Pages 3-16

  Highlights: Parents' consent emerges as a highly influential factor.Children require a secure and enjoyable pedestrian route from home to school.Environmental affordances usable during both day and night play a pivotal role. Introduction:Children's physical activity and mobility are pivotal ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Correlation analysis of macro-scale natural and built environment factors with urban heat islands intensity: Case Study of Isfahan city

Elham Ghasemi; Zahra Nazemi; Safoura Mokhtarzadeh; Mahdi Suleimany

Volume 13, Issue 49 , February 2024, Pages 17-32

  Highlights:   - Investigates the correlation between environmental factors and UHI intensity in the Isfahan metropolitan area over 10 years. - Utilizes MODIS Aqua & Terra data alongside Landsat 8 imagery for comprehensive UHI analysis. - Establishes a significant relationship between UHI ...  Read More

Regeneration and revival of historical context
Feasibility criteria of the urban regeneration approach with a focus on the development of local community culture (central core of Shahrekord)

maryam hematian dehkordi; Afsoon mahdavi; mohammad reza iravani

Volume 13, Issue 49 , February 2024, Pages 33-46

  Highlights: Urban regeneration stands at the intersection of diverse urban policies, representing a pivotal strategic choice in advancing global urban development. Non-physical elements, embodied in the form of social capital, can serve as both a tool and a catalyst for a renovation that is not only ...  Read More

Urban Management
Critical Review of Rules and Regulations Affecting the Facades of New Buildings (Case Study: Hakimieh Neighborhood in Tehran)

Behnaz Aminzadeh; SeyedHadi Hosseini; Seyed Reza Mousavipour

Volume 13, Issue 49 , February 2024, Pages 47-64

  Highlights Several laws and regulations have been implemented to bring order to the disorderly appearance of new buildings in Tehran; however, a significant level of confusion persists. The compliance level with the official document requirements pertaining to the facade components of buildings in ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Identifying determinant factors of place attachment in the coastal city of Bandar-Anzali

Aliakbar Salaripour; Zahra Seif Reihani,; Narges Taleb vali alah

Volume 13, Issue 49 , February 2024, Pages 65-78

  Highlights The present study endeavors to establish a comprehensive catalog of both positive and negative factors that impact the attachment to a specific place. These factors were examined across diverse locations and geographic scales. Aesthetic factors, positive memories, and emotions exert the ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Social Well-being of Elderly people in Public Urban Open Spaces (Case Study: Mosalla Park and Sheikh Safi Sidewalk in Ardabil City)

Sahar Fahimi Hamidabad; Tohid Hatami Khanghahi; Vahid Vaziri

Volume 13, Issue 49 , February 2024, Pages 79-90

  Highlights: - Physical and safety considerations alone are insufficient to enhance the quality of life for the elderly. - Urban spaces adapted to the needs of the elderly positively impact social well-being. - Improved social well-being fosters increased social interactions and participation. - Elderly-friendly ...  Read More

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

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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 Design
Analysis of Factors Affecting the Improvement of Pedestrian Walkway Spatial Quality and Pedestrian-oriented Spaces, in order to Increase the Social Interactions Level of People (The case study: Tarbiat & Valiasr axis, Tabriz metropolitan)

Shahab Abbaszadeh; Sevda Tamry

Volume 1, Issue 4 , March 2012, , Pages 95-104

  With the onset of industry revolution, automobile invention and development of cities, the pedestrian and pedestrian-oriented spaces and urban spaces role priority gradually faded and the quality of urban public spaces, urban open spaces, and the pedestrian walkways decreased. Lack of pedestrian-oriented ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Physical–EnviromentalRehabilitaion Of The Central Core Of City Textures ,Toward Urban Sustainable Development (Case Study: Centeral Texture Of The Khorramabad City)

z m; h sh; a r

Volume 2, Issue 7 , July 2013, , Pages 73-88

  Abstract: The history of the old city centers , due to the geographical center , easy access , and feature historic center of economic gravity - the cultural potentials are high , despite the positive features of downtown , the texture of physical problems ( exhaustion ),environmental problems , in the ...  Read More

Identification of factors influencing urban facade's design with an emphasis on aesthetics and ecological dimensions Case study: Valiasr (a.s.) Street –Free Region of Qeshm

m kh; m m; f j; k a

Volume 3, Issue 10 , May 2014, , Pages 15-26

  Outward-oriented architecture has a short history in Iran and the history of establishment of outward-oriented buildings placed next to one another in the margin of a phenomenon called street is even shorter. Urban facades are considered as the most influential elements affecting the quality of urban ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Integrated Transportation Approach: Achieving Sustainable Transportationو Case study: Metropolitan Shiraz
Volume 2, Issue 5 , March 2013, , Pages 47-60

  In comparison with the past, the public awareness and public sensitivity have notably increased through sustainability. In this regard, different departments have discussed their problems via the approach of sustainability. Sustainable development considers economic, social and environmental dimensions ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Measuring urban resilience against flood risk using composite indicators (Case Study: Khorramabad city)

Yaghob Abdali; Saeed Zanganeh Shahraki; hossein hataminejad; Ahmad Pourahmad; Mohammd Salmani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 January 2023

  Operationalizing the concept of urban disaster resilience is a major milestone toward understanding both the characteristics that contribute to the resilience of cities to natural hazards and the interactions required to build and sustain it. While the measurement of urban disaster resilience has recently ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Evaluation of the application of the tenets of grounded theory methodology in Persian urban planning and design research

Bahador Zamani; Ehsan Babaei Salanghooch

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 May 2023

  In recent years, the use of grounded theory methodology has increased in scientific fields related to the built environment, especially in urban planning and design. On the other hand, researchers' lack of attention to the foundations and methodological considerations of grounded theory and its readings ...  Read More

Urban Management
Analyzing and Evaluation of the regulations of fifth periods of the Islamic Council of Tehran

Arastoo Yari hesar; Ali Dashti

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 May 2023

  Islamic councils and municipalities are the main pillars of city administration in Iran. The importance and position of the Islamic Council of Cities as a policy-making body in the above laws has caused these councils to have significant effects on the processes and performance of urban management, and ...  Read More

environmental psychology
Improving the quality of housing by paying attention to privacy in the design of residential complexes Case study: Several residential complexes in Mashhad

alireza khadivipanah; islam karami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 June 2023

  The emergence of social housing as a necessity in urban planning systems, the problem of the present research is the quality of living in residential complexes and the premise of the research is the role of privacy in improving the quality of living. The aim of the research is to achieve a human and ...  Read More

Slum Settlements
Investigating the impact of livability of low-income residential spaces on the empowerment of its residents (Case study: four informal areas of Tabriz city)

zahra shahihagh; Minoo Gharehbaglou; Hamed Beyti

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 August 2023

  Housing is considered one of the most important human needs, and marginal settlements are the solution of the low-income sections of the society to the housing problem, and it has gradually led to various problems and has made these settlements face serious challenges. Of course, various approaches have ...  Read More

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
Investigating the studies of "memory of place" in Persian languages researches (A review of the years 2006-2022)

Nina Ghaslani; Azadeh Aghalatifi; Marjan NematiMehr; Hamid Nadimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 October 2023

  Architecture and urbanism are related to the environment; The environment is the container of individual and collective experiences of people and forms the memory. Memory studies is a growing field of research that focuses on a wide range of disciplines such as social sciences, humanities, landscape ...  Read More

Urban Sociology
Analysis of socio-spatial residential segregation of ethnic groups in Bojnord

Mohammad Reza Zamiri; mahin nastaran; Mahmoud Ghalehnoee

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 December 2023

  Assessment and evaluation of socio-spatial segregation has found a prominent position in urban and social studies after the improvement of computational tools. Bojnord was chosen as the capital of North Khorasan province after the division of Khorasan province in 2003 and in recent years, has experienced ...  Read More

Urban Economy
Avoiding the Bazar: an analysis of spatial and non-spatial attractions affecting the establishment of activities on the edge of the street (case study: clothing retail activity in Kazeroon city)

Gholamreza Moradi; Enayat Mirzaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 December 2023

  In the planning system and urban economic studies, it is very important to identify the distribution, location patterns and configuration of various activities in the context of the city and organize them from the socio-economic, traffic, environmental, etc. perspective. In this context, the present ...  Read More

Urban GIS
Spatial analysis and modeling of effective factors on texture inefficiency of Mashhad pilgrimage city

Amir Baghban; sajedeh baghban khiabani; Mozhgan Sabet Teimouri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 January 2024

  Mashhad city is a religious metropolis and the center of pilgrimage tourism in Iran which during a very short period with the aim of development and modernization and changed the urban texture especially in the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (AS) area without future study plans, While the modeling of the ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Identifying the Factors Affecting the Place Attachment in 3 scales: home, Neighborhood, city

Mohammad Reza YazdanPanah Shahabadi; Zeinab Adeli

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 January 2024

  Identifying the Factors Affecting the Place Attachment in 3 scales: home, Neighborhood, city Abstract Place attachment serves as a pivotal metric in assessing the spatial quality of space, primarily due to its psychological dimension and its integral connection to the sense of place concept within urban ...  Read More

Urban Sociology
مطالعه روایت های شهروندان از سیاستهای فرهنگی شهر تبریز

somayeh shalchi; Maryam Allah dousti

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 February 2024

  فرهنگ یکی از مهم‌ترین مولفه‌های حیات شهرها محسوب می‌شود و سیاست‌گذاری فرهنگی شهری می-تواند در نقش محرک و تسهیل‌گر سیاست‌های توسعه شهری ظاهر شود. شهر تبریز به عنوان ...  Read More

Urban Scape
Explaining the Visual Management Process of the Historical Urban Landscape with an Emphasis on Environmental Affordances (Case Study: Zandiyeh Area of Shiraz)

hajar Asadpour; Mahmoud Ghalehnoee; Armin Bahramian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 March 2024

  The visual aspects of historical urban landscapes are often overlooked, which leads to distorted and unclear images of landscapes that are recorded in the minds of citizens. To optimally manage the visual aspects of historical urban landscapes, it is necessary to take into consideration the affordances ...  Read More

Urban Design
A Meta-Method of the Studies public art and its connection with creative placemaking and happy urban spaces

Seyed Muslim Seyedolhosseini; toktam hanaee; hadi sarvari; saeideh divsalar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 April 2024

  Today, with the development of urban spaces, the importance and role of public art in the city changes drastically, and artistic and cultural activities not only cause aesthetic development, but also take the form of creative placemaking in worn-out contexts. This space is becoming a key focal point ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Evolution of the nature of conflict and conflict management in urban planning: A systematic review

Bahare Bahra; Mojtaba Rafieian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 April 2024

  Background: The subject of the nature and management of conflicts in the literature of urban planning has a history almost as old as this discipline, and in recent decades, various schools of urban planning have reacted to this issue. The serious discussion about this issue started in the 70s and with ...  Read More

Regeneration and revival of historical context
Exploring the Role of Urban Regeneration Dimensions and Components on Enhancing the Obsolete Historical Fabrics in Iran

Reza Alishahi; Najma Esmailpoor

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 April 2024

  Urban regeneration, despite the past decade’s consideration in Iran, has rarely been investigated comprehensively. Accordingly, this study examines the synthesis of the dimensions and components of urban regeneration in scientific research publications on urban planning during the 1390s and researchers' ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
The Effect of Vegetation on Reducing the Urban Heat Island (Case Study: Karaj City)

Hassan sajadzadeh; fatemeh ghorbanileylestani,

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 June 2024

  The Effect of Vegetation on Reducing the Urban Heat IslandCase Study: Karaj CityIntroductionWith the rapid growth of population, urbanization is gaining momentum where urban areas are developed with greater proportion resulting into changes in existing landscape, buildings, roads, and other supporting ...  Read More

Regeneration and revival of historical context
Place Quality Evaluation in Deteriorated Urban Areas: The Case of Abkooh Neighborhood in Mashhad, Iran

Golbarg Ghaemmaghami Farahani; Hooman Ghahremani; Hossein Bahrainy

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 July 2024

  Despite the numerous development plans formulated in Iran with the aim of enhancing place qualities so far, the assessment process of such qualities has remained rather expert-oriented, following a top-down approach. This has made for a growing disparity between actual users’ expectations and priorities ...  Read More

Urban Economy
Spatial analysis of small-scale agglomeration economies: specialization and diversity of economic activities in Kazeroon city

Gholamreza Moradi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 July 2024

  The agglomeration economies have long been a subject of interest among researchers. Previous studies in this area have primarily focused on the economic aspects at the national, regional, and city levels, with limited attention given to smaller scales, particularly streets. However, in this study, instead ...  Read More

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