ISSN: 2717-4417
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Urban Design
Measuring the sound perception of citizens on the Chahar Bagh sidewalk in Isfahan

Marzieh Shafiei; Bahador Zamani

Volume 12, Issue 48 , October 2023, Pages 3-16

   Highlights-The pleasantness of a soundscape to a place depends largely on context.-Decreasing sound levels may not result in a high-quality acoustic environment.-The environmental characteristics of the spaces and the activities they may enable influence directly on the pleasantness of the soundscape.- ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Examining the rhythm of behavioral hangouts in urban parks (Case study: Baharestan and Ibn Sina Zanjan Gardens)

esmaeil daviran

Volume 12, Issue 48 , October 2023, Pages 17-28

  Highlights- Geographical locations have their own unique patterns of space consumption, depending on their design, in different time periods.- Camps with a mobile nature, such as sports camps, have annual productivity and operate linearly in terms of space allocation.- Behavioral camps experience a starting ...  Read More

Urban Design
An analytical study of sensory richness in recognizing the urban space of Hafez Street in Shiraz, with a focus on the senses of smell and taste: a Case Study of Hafez Street, Shiraz

Maryam Roosta; mahsa sholeh; Negin Amiri

Volume 12, Issue 48 , October 2023, Pages 29-42

  Highlights- Sense walking and in-depth interviews were used to analyze the richness of smell and taste senses in urban space.- The experience of the senses of smell and taste and the dimension of time and place mutually affect each other.- The richness of the senses of smell and taste affects the enhancement ...  Read More

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

Saeed Sepasi Zangiabadi; Aliakbar Shamsipour; Ali Hosseini

Volume 12, Issue 48 , October 2023, Pages 43-54

  Highlights- Climatic zoning of Tehran was conducted using the latest and most accurate method available.- This climatic zoning used the processing of Landsat 8 satellite images and sampling in Google Earth.- 17 climatic zones were obtained according to physical characteristics and land surface cover.- ...  Read More

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

Mohammad Hasan Yazdani; abolfazl abdolahi fard; shiva velayati; samira saeidi zarangi

Volume 12, Issue 48 , October 2023, Pages 55-68

  Highlights- Beautification of the urban space using public art improves the quality of life.- It removes defects and eliminates visual disturbances and urban landscape.- Public arts bring vitality and health to women, who make up half of the society.IntroductionArt has always had a rational and improving ...  Read More

Urban Transport
Solutions to improve the coordination of transportation and urban development plans in Iran: Explaining the challenges

shahabeddin Kermanshahi; Mohsen Sadeghi; Hamid Shamanian; Maryam Momeni

Volume 12, Issue 48 , October 2023, Pages 69-82

  Highlights- Iran's "Urban Master Plan" and "Transportation Master Plan" have been developed independently, typically across different time frames.- Semi-structured interviews and context analysis were used to get expert knowledge to address the contradiction in the two development plans.- This inconsistency ...  Read More

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

Iman Ghalandarian; Golbarg Ghaemmaghami Farahani

Volume 12, Issue 48 , October 2023, Pages 83-98

  Highlights- This paper proposes a model for improving the implementation of small-scale participatory projects.- The model is based on the findings of a case study of the Mahalle Ma project in Mashhad, Iran.- The model identifies three key relationships: the people and the facilitator, the people and ...  Read More

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

Bahare sadat mousavi; Ata Abdollahi kakroodi; samane Arvandi

Volume 12, Issue 48 , October 2023, Pages 99-112

  Highlights- Urban physical expansion has had an impact on spatial and temporal changes in Tasseled cap, including Land Surface Temperature (LST), resulting in an increase in surface temperature.- Surveys conducted in cities have shown that the patterns of urban expansion are influenced by the geographic ...  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)

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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

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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

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

Toktam Roshandel; Bakhtiar Bahrami; Mehdi Saidi; Goran Erfani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 June 2023

  Despite the significant impact of physical activity and mobility on children’s health and well-being, such activities are declining in neighborhoods and residential areas. One way to address this issue is to highlight the environmental characteristics that encourage children to move and engage ...  Read More

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

Elham Ghasemi; Zahra Nazemi; Safoura Mokhtarzadeh; Mahdi Suleimany

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 July 2023

  Urban heat island (UHI) is one of the most critical problems of cities in the new century, which has been created as a result of urbanization and industrialization. This study aims to investigate the relationship between the various urbanization and natural factors and UHI intensity in the city of Isfahan, ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Explaining the forming factors of place attachment in the coastal city of Bandar-Anzali

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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 August 2023

  Just as there are components that attachment to a place affects them, there are also components that affect attachment to a place. The current research tries to determine the positive and negative factors affecting attachment to a place. Using purposive sampling, 89 participants were selected. Each participant ...  Read More

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

Behnaz Aminzadeh; SeyedHadi Hosseini; Seyed Reza Mousavipour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 August 2023

  The facade of buildings, as one of the main components of the image and landscape of the city, has identity components. In recent years, the issue of the identity of Iranian cities and especially the impact of building facades on the identity of the city of Tehran has been in the focus of scientific ...  Read More

Regeneration and revival of historical context
Compilation of the feasibility criteria of the urban regeneration approach with emphasis on the development of local community culture (central core of Shahrekord)

maryam hematian dehkordi; Afsoon mahdavi; mohammad reza iravani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 August 2023

  Urban regeneration is a cross field of urban policies and an important strategic option in promoting urban development at the global level. Examining the evolution of urban regeneration experiences and their evaluation has shown that success in urban areas is not achieved only by physical improvement, ...  Read More

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

Tohid Hatami Khanghahi; Sahar Fahimi Hamidabad; Vahid Vaziri

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

  AbstractIntroductionScientific forecasts indicate a great increase in the elderly population in the upcoming years and emphasize the attention to their diverse needs and social life. The lack of attention to the elderly's social needs limits their potential for social participation and reduces their ...  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

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