ISSN: 2717-4417
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

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

Identifying the Impact of Design Factors on Improving Pedestrian Health, the Case of “Motahary Neighborhood” in Mashhad

S R; M A; n z

Volume 3, Issue 10 , May 2014, Pages 27-36

  Human health has been an important issue in society. Modern society is increasingly aware that humans and culture are components of the natural environment. In this case, human health is inevitably linked to environmental conditions. Recent changes in urban life including increases in car and motor vehicle ...  Read More

Incorporating Emergency Response Consideration and Invironmental Impact Assessment to Determin Optimal Location of Urban Facilities and Services

V D; Z Y; E S

Volume 3, Issue 10 , May 2014, Pages 37-48

  This research aims to deal with problems of material recovery facility (MRF) site selection. Since the right choice of a location will improve its performance, making a random choice will negatively affect public health and environment. This has led to a reconsideration of decision making methods. In ...  Read More

Analysis the Urban Sprawl in the Peripheral Metropolitan Areas (Case Study: Northern Peripheral Areas of Isfahan, Iran)

H P; B F

Volume 3, Issue 10 , May 2014, Pages 49-62

  Urban sprawl is a physical-spatial phenomenon. It is a kind of scattered, leapfrog, and low density horizontal urban growth far from urban centers and is usually followed by non mixed-use development. It can demonstrate resource and capital waste, threat to citizens’ health, environmental degradation, ...  Read More

empowerment of informal settlements based on asset based policies of communities development

E P; ئ ق

Volume 3, Issue 10 , May 2014, Pages 63-72

  Informal settlements as a phenomenon with physical, socio-economic and spatial dimensions, are caused by modern urbanization and progress discourse in the enlightenment era present challenges for sustainable city development. Since the late 1980s, empowerment approach by patronage of the World Bank has ...  Read More

Perception of Urban Landscape Aesthetics: Comparison between experts and users Case Study: Adl-e Khomeini Sq., Mashhad, Iran

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Volume 3, Issue 10 , May 2014, Pages 73-80

  Beauty is an issue that has always engaged urban designers, architects and authorities. However, in practice we face a notable difference between buildings and spaces which are constructed as beautiful and the aesthetic perception of them. Thus, various studies have been conducted on the aesthetic evaluation ...  Read More