ISSN: 2717-4417
Urban Planning
The Corporate Geography of Advanced Producer Services: A Case study of Tehran Metropolis

Alireza Mohammadi; Mozafar Sarafi; Jamileh Tavakoli Nia

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 23-39

  This paper begins with definition and classification of Advanced producer services (APS), continuing from a geographical point of view, emphasizes on spatial behavior of APS within Tehran Municipality regions. To determine the meta-national placement of Tehran metropolis within the world cities network, ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Comparative Study on Energy Efficiency Policies in the Area of Land Use Planning in Iran and England

Naser Barakpur; Farnaz Mosannenzadeh

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 41-60

  Nowadays, one of the governmental challenges throughout the world is energy efficiency in creating cities. In this context, land use planning and its tool (density, uses distribution, etc.) plays a vital role in reducing energy consumption in cities. Serving as one of the key players in the field of ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Urban Spatial Expansion and Land use Changes in Surrounding Villages of the Sanandaj City (During the period of 1976 – 2008)

Hamed Ghadermazy

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 61-76

  One of the most important results of accelerative urbanization is the spatial expansion of the city and gobble of their surrounding areas, swelling villages, and agricultural lands, which is noticeable in regional metropolitan. Sanandaj City as a regional metropolitan has experienced a rapid growth in ...  Read More

Urban Transport
Enhancing Urban Sustainability through Alternative Transport Initiatives: An Interim Evaluation of Bike-Sharing Pilot Project Initiative in Tehran

Pooya Alaedini; Elham Fayezi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 77-90

  With respect to the urban sustainable development ideal, during the last decades, implementation of the bike-sharing projects has attracted the attention of the planners of different cities including Tehran. Since the first bike-sharing projects were not successful, evaluating/assessing new tentative ...  Read More

Urban Management
Assessment of the Management Challenges of Towns from the Influential Groups Viewpoint

Kayoumars Irandoost; Amin Amini

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 91-108

  Urban development in the world, particularly in developing countries, has adhered various issues and complications. Nascent rise of towns, having urban-village nature is a phenomenon facing in many different countries including Iran. Role of towns in balancing regional development and life style in towns ...  Read More