ISSN: 2717-4417

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran.

2 Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran

3 Department of Social Work, Khomeini Shahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran.


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, but also benefits from a social aspect, based on which the resident people are actually included in the regeneration process. Transphysical components such as the social structure of tissues, quantity and the quality of residents' relationships and participation, which was previously ignored in front of the purely physical view of the plans, can be a tool and stimulus for a more desirable and acceptable renovation in the form of social capital from the residents in texture.Social capital is the basis of the stability and ability of society in self-improvement, and its absence is a factor in the decline of urban neighborhoods.Today, among the physical, financial, underground, informational, technological and human resources of a society, human power has been proposed as the most strategic resource in any organization, through which the fundamental changes of the organization are made. Unfortunately, in Iran, many urban regeneration approaches With the aim of organizing worn-out areas, a one-dimensional (physical) attitude and little attention to other human structures and the role of people in decision-making has provided the ground for exhaustion.In the city of Shahrekord, the lack of coordination between the organizations, trustees and implementers of the projects, and ignoring the opinions and needs of the residents and interested groups in the decisions, the central core of city has faced a wide range of physical, social, economic and environmental problems.This research on it that by examining the effective components on the development of local community.The approach of the conducted research is qualitative and ethnographic, and with the help of in-depth and semi-structured interviews and coding of concepts, the final categories have been obtained.The results of the research show that in order to successfully realize the approach of urban regeneration, the components effective on the development of local community culture, including the semantic, physical, functional and social components, play an important role in empowering the residents, gaining their trust, increasing belonging to the target neighborhoods and in general the feasibility of regeneration. They have a city in the central core of Shahrekord.


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