ISSN: 2717-4417
Urban Architecture
An Evaluation of Urban Centers based on Environmental Responsiveness (Case Study: Gonbad-e Kavus Urban Center, Iran)

minou Gharehbaglou; ahad nezhadebrahimi; maliheh javidmehr

Volume 7, Issue 27 , August 2018, Pages 3-16

  As key elements of cities, urban areas have always been an important issue in the history of urban studies. People of various social strata may need to visit and/or pass through urban areas with different goals on a regular basis. In this sense, urban spaces can play an important role in forming social ...  Read More

Urban Design
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Environmental Factors on Increasing the Activity of Adolescent Girls and Boys in Urban Spaces (Case Study: Azadi Street of Karaj)

Faezeh BehnamiFard; Mitra Habibi

Volume 7, Issue 27 , August 2018, Pages 17-27

  So far, many studies have been carried out on the presence and activity of various age groups in the urban environment, including children, youth and adults. Attention to adolescents as an age group with specific needs has a relatively long history in foreign countries. Its first spells can be attributed ...  Read More

Urban Design
Investigating the effects of configuration on spatial quality of urban parks (Case study: Mashhad urban parks)
Volume 7, Issue 27 , August 2018, Pages 27-40

  The public spaces of city shape social flows, provide the material needs of citizens, their intrinsic need for communication and face-to-face social interactions. Therefore, the quality of urban spaces in the formation of social interactions, the mental image of the city and its visualization are important. ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Comparing residents' satisfaction from state initiated and self-owned Mehr housing (Case Study: Amol)

gholamreza malekshahi; Amer Nikpour; Sanaz Habibi

Volume 7, Issue 27 , August 2018, Pages 41-52

  IntroductionSatisfaction with the residential environment is an important factor for attaining life satisfaction. One of the most important measures of the Iranian state is the provision of housing for low and middle income classes in cities through the Mehr Housing Project. It seems that the policy ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Urban Tourism Strategic Planning Using Culture-led Urban Regeneration Approach in Historical part (Case study: Old district of Rasht city)

musa pazhoohan; zahra poormoghadam

Volume 7, Issue 27 , August 2018, Pages 53-66

  The culture-led urban regeneration and cultural tourism are two sides of a coin in the renovation of valuable urban areas. The first is a comprehensive process for saving the deteriorated urban areas of the city from the destruction of physic and activity, and the latter is the most effective way of ...  Read More

Urban Planning
The feasibility study of age-friendly city in Iranian cities (Case study: The city of Bokan)
Volume 7, Issue 27 , August 2018, Pages 67-78

  National population aging is one of the issues that has been taken into consideration in recent years. In this regard, the United Nations also called 1999 the International Year of Older Persons (IYOP). The population aging rate is now higher in the developed countries, but this does not mean that the ...  Read More

Regional Planning
Typology of spatial patterns of sprawl in city-regions (Case study: central city-region of Mazandaran)

Fardis Salarian; Hashem Dadashpoor

Volume 7, Issue 27 , August 2018, Pages 79-92

  Residential constructions with or even without plan have led to the expansion of cities and their peripheral areas into the agricultural lands of central city-region of Mazandaran province. The economic capacity of this region is based on the capacity of agricultural development. To preserve ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Assessment of vulnerability of residential areas to earthquake disasters and it's planning guidelines (Case study: District number 6, Tehran municipality)

Manouchehr Tabibian; negin mozafari

Volume 7, Issue 27 , August 2018, Pages 93-112

  Geographical location and seismic records of many Iranian cities, including Tehran, draw attention to the vulnerability to earthquake hazards in various fields and specialties. Due to its nature, urban planning examines this issue in the urban fabrics. In line with this, the present study investigates ...  Read More