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Urban Design
Comparison of the qualitative level of sensory richness components in commercial spaces using the techniques of sense-walking and sensory notation (Tehran Grand Bazaar and Bamland Shopping Center)

yasaman Ghaderi; Seyed Mahdi Khatami

Volume 12, Issue 46 , May 2023, Pages 3-16

  HighlightsThe five human senses are known as the window of human communication with the surrounding environment.Perceptions caused by sensory stimuli play an important role in the improvement of the quality of urban space and creation of an atmosphere of memory.In the theoretical foundations and research ...  Read More

Urban Architecture
Investigating the Quality of Permeability of Gateways on the Extent of User Attendance in Bazaar (Case Study: Shiraz Traditional Bazaar)

Ali Akbar Heidari; maliheh taghipour; maryam bagheri

Volume 12, Issue 46 , May 2023, Pages 17-32

  Highlights People’s attendance of bazaars is one of the most important factors increasing the efficiency and prosperity of these places. The permeability of the edges, especially in the entrance sections, is one of the most important factors affecting attendance in bazaars. The quality of permeability ...  Read More

Urban Sociology
Investigating the effective dimensions on measuring the level of residents' attachment to residential areas: Haft Chenar neighborhood, District 10, Tehran

Amir Ebrahimi Hasanakloo; بنیادی Bonyadi; Atoosa Modiri

Volume 12, Issue 46 , May 2023, Pages 33-46

  Highlights- This research seeks to investigate the factors affecting the levels of residents’ place attachment.- The results demonstrate that place attachment consists of four dimensions: spatial identity, spatial affect, spatial dependence, and spatial social bonding.- Of all these four dimensions, ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Analysis of the spatial dynamics of regional cities in the process of transition to metropolis: Rasht

Roghayeh Heidary; Esmaeil Aliakbari; Ahmad pourahmad

Volume 12, Issue 46 , May 2023, Pages 47-62

  Highlights The trend of spatial dynamics in the city of Rasht, Iran has been intensive and based on rapid transition. Rasht has experienced many spatial reflections in the process of transition to a metropolis. Rasht has been influenced by various forces and factors in its transition to a metropolis.   Introduction It ...  Read More

Urban Sustainability
Comparing the physical quality of life in epidemic crises from the residents' perspective: Contemporary Residential Neighborhoods in Iran during the Covid 19 pandemic.

Ali Riahi Dehkordi; Mahdi Montazerolhodjah

Volume 12, Issue 46 , May 2023, Pages 63-77

  Highlights       In general, the difference between this research and others lies in the different time period and the type of perspective of this research, as detailed below. This research was conducted during the Covid-19 epidemic, adopting a detailed approach to the research ...  Read More

Urban Sociology
Residential satisfaction and its related factors among older adults in Sanandaj city

parastoo mohammadyan; Nasibeh Zanjari; Yadollah Abolfathi Momtaz; Ahmad Delbari

Volume 12, Issue 46 , May 2023, Pages 77-88

  Highlights Among the examined variables, economic status and then health status exhibited the greatest impacts on satisfaction with the place of residence in the elderly. The elderly who lived in apartments were more satisfied with their places of residence. There are different sources of residential ...  Read More

Urban Sustainability
Future study of the historical context of Yazd city based on the drivers of world heritage sustainability

mehrab mehrabi; Majid Ansari; MOHSEN RAFIEAN

Volume 12, Issue 46 , May 2023, Pages 89-102

  Highlights The foresight is very important in the preservation of the valuable heritage of a city and its transfer to the next generation. The connection of the TOPSIS method and the fuzzy model is a realistic composition, which analyzes complex issues and relationships correctly and simply at the ...  Read More

Urban Architecture
Architectural requirements to the realization of the school as a neighborhood center Based on the Fundamental Reform Document of Education (FRDE)

mohammad taghizadeh kordi; Mahmoud Reza Saghafi; Mohsen Afshari; Saeid Safaei Movahhed

Volume 12, Issue 46 , May 2023, Pages 103-116

  Highlights - Neighborhood (community) schools cannot be standardized. Their only common philosophy is to respond to the needs of their neighborhoods (communities). - The participation of the educational ecosystem components, including experts, users, and stakeholders, will make the plan successful. - ...  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

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 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

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

Regional Planning
Causes and consequences of sprawl in central city- region of Mazandaran

fardis salarian; mahin nastaran; Hashem Dadashpoor

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 May 2022

  The purpose of this study is to investigate the causes of sprawl by planning subsystems and analyze the consequences of sprawl and achieve the underlying, causal and continuity conditions in the city-region under study. The research is descriptive-analytical in nature and its purpose is applied. The ...  Read More

Urban Sustainability
The role of environmental quality in the continuity of life in the biological complexes of Arak

Ali Asadi; saeed Salehi Marzijrani; Hassan sajadzadeh; hosein kalantari khalil abad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 August 2022

  Today, the issue of residential mobility in different parts of the city, due to the inevitable cause-and-effect relationship between residential displacement and its spatial social structure, has been considered, especially in the analysis of social geography of cities. But despite the significant impact ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Evaluation of the effect of tree planting pattern on thermal comfort around residential blocks

Mehrdad Karimimoshaver; mahsa samadpour shahrak

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 August 2022

  1. IntroductionThe increasing population has changed the morphology of the cities and caused a change in the surrounding environmental conditions. Green space per capita in Iran is about 4.5 square meters per person, which is very different from the global one, which is about 20 to 25 square meters per ...  Read More

Urban Sociology
The evolution of the image represented by the historical fabric of Tehran in Iranian cinema

sara farahpoor; Sina Razzaghi Asl

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 November 2022

  Background: Urban spaces, especially in historical contexts, have undergone a transformation that is a result of de-semantic processes and new formulations of urban declined areas. A process that has led to a decline in quality and transformation of the everyday life of inhabitants in these areas. Since ...  Read More

Urban Sustainability
Social capital as a sustainable living environment among the residents of Mehr housing (Case study: Mehr housing Baharan Sanandaj)

hossein daneshmehr; saaied khani; vorya molasalimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 November 2022

  The present study is generally conducted in the field of sociological factors and the status of social capital. Accordingly, the main purpose of this study is to investigate the sociological factors and contexts affecting the status of social capital among the residents of Mehr Baharan Housing in Sanandaj. ...  Read More

Urban Design
Measuring the Emotional Response of Users in Urban Spaces through Physiological-Perceptual Method

Faeze Rahmani Jami; Maryam Mohammadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 November 2022

  The effects of emotions on all of human daily decisions are undeniable. Using, staying or leaving urban spaces, and how to use these spaces are related to the emotions of users in urban space. Therefore, it is important to measure and evaluate the users’ emotions in urban spaces. The purpose of ...  Read More

Urban Design
The sound perception assessment of people on the Chahar bagh Abbasi pedestrian axis in Isfahan

Marzieh Shafiei; Bahador Zamani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 November 2022

  Urban open spaces, as one of the main elements of the city structure, play an important role in improving the quality of urban life. In the past, urban designers mainly focused on the visual and physical aspects of urban spaces, with insufficient consideration regarding acoustic elements. Neglecting ...  Read More

Urban Design
Evaluation of the indicators of creating a sense of place in new urban developments, Case Study: (Qods township)

ahmad shahivandi; Shirin Eslami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 November 2022

  Nowadays, the concept of place and sense of place is one of the most important issues in urban spaces and is a challenge for many urban experts. Sense of place is the outcome of human emotions and perceptions about surroundings, which creates a special relationship between the individual and the environment. ...  Read More

Urban Sustainability
Local Climate Zoning of Tehran metropolitan base on physical structure

Aliakbar Shamsipour; Saeed Sepasi Zangiabadi; Ali Hosseini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 November 2022

  Extended AbstractIntroductionUrban spaces have different and more complex environmental conditions than natural environments due to the combination of man-made elements and natural features. Today, in the climatic zoning of urban spaces, the approach of urban climate specialists is to pay attention to ...  Read More

Urban Scape
The effect of visible Configuration and scape of tall buildings from urban passages on the perceptual-psychological reactions of people facing them (Case study: Zagros Tower in Hamedan)

pooria saadativaghar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 November 2022

  The increase in the number of tall buildings that are built with various forms in the narrow streets of the cities raises the need to pay double attention to these buildings. These buildings impose many effects on the city and its citizens. The present study has been formed about the oppression (psychological ...  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 Transport
Solutions for improving coordination between “Urban Master Plan” and “Transportation Master Plan” in Iran: Explaining the challenges

shahabeddin Kermanshahi; Mohsen Sadeghi; Hamid Shamanian; Maryam Momeni

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 February 2023

  Poor integration between land use and transportation planning can lead to major problems, including wasting resources to manage inconsistencies, introducing incompatible or at least uncoordinated mega projects in the two fields of transportation and land use. This problem may affect urban management ...  Read More

Urban Geography
The Effect of Climatic Conditions on Spatial-Temporal Changes and Urban Tasseled Cap Characteristics Using Satellite Images (Case study: Kashan, Shirgah, Bandar Anzali cities, Iran)

Bahare sadat mousavi; Ata A. Kakroodi; samane Arvandi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 February 2023

  IntroductionGlobally, the physical growth of cities is recognized as a significant threat to natural and ecological resources, with a variety of effects including land use change, increased pollution, increased earth surface temperatures, and climate change in both urban and non-urban areas. Planning ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Excavation rhythm of behavioral stations in urban parks (Case study: Baharestan and Ibn Sina Zanjan Gardens)

esmaeil daviran

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 February 2023

  In urban researches, the study of the rhythmic effect of the use of public spaces in the city is known as rhythm mining. Behavioral settlement is a type of production and consumption of space by different social groups, which is more manifested in public spaces such as urban parks. The method of using ...  Read More

environmental psychology
The effect of various types of public art in urban spaces on the perceived vitality of women in Ardabil

abolfazl abdolahi fard; shiva velayati; samira saeidi zarangi

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

  IntroductionIt is not a secret that art has always had a logical and optimistic function in human societies as one of the important pillars of education. The emergence of decent art can control many social anomalies and lead society to a desirable and bright home. Perception of beauty is one of the human ...  Read More

Urban Design
Model of improving the implementation of small-scale participatory projects (case study: Mashhad Municipality's Mahalle Ma project)

Iman Ghalandarian; Golbarg Ghaemmaghami Farahani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 March 2023

  Today, major changes have taken place in the knowledge of contemporary urban planning, and urban planning has shifted from natural sciences and engineering to an interdisciplinary knowledge with an emphasis on social and human sciences, and urban development plans are being prepared with increasing emphasis ...  Read More

Urban Design
An analytical study of sensory richness in the recognition of the urban space of Hafez Street in Shiraz, focusing on the senses of smell and taste (Case Study: Hafez Street,, Shiraz)

Maryam Roosta; mahsa sholeh; Negin Amiri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 May 2023

  Sensory richness" is one of the qualities effective in improving the quality of citizens' experience of being in the urban space. Among the senses that shape this quality, the senses of "smell" and "taste" and their role in giving quality to the space have been less investigated ...  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 ...  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

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