ISSN: 2717-4417
Urban Design
Effective criteria on the formation of women’s image from favorable urban space (Case study: Tehran City)

Azin Hajiahmadi Hamedani; h m; l j

Volume 7, Issue 28 , November 2018, Pages 3-16

  Evaluation of every environment’s image is not just the result of impressions made by its external attributes on the mind of the observer. It is, however, created by the imagination of the observer. A city is lodged by a wide variety of people whose evaluation of the images they form in their mind ...  Read More

Urban Planning
A proposal model for residential density and distribution of activity compatible with TOD (Case study: District 12 of Tehran)
Volume 7, Issue 28 , November 2018, Pages 17-28

  Land-use and development density decisions have always been amongst the most controversial issues in urban planning. Various approaches have been proposed to deal with these decisions. However, these approaches have been mainly theoretical rather than practical. Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is ...  Read More

Comparative Evaluation of the crosswalks and overhead crossings in Walkability of Urban Streets (Case study: Karim Khan-e Zand Street of Tehran city)

khashyar kashanijou; hamed mohammadi; naeime salehi

Volume 7, Issue 28 , November 2018, Pages 29-40

  Industrial revolution, urban growth and population increase have greatly affected the area of cities and have caused a staggering increase in the number of automobiles and streets built to facilitate automobile movement. One of the most important problems in urban streets is pedestrian-vehicle ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Studying the combined method in identifying Urban Heat Islands and their Mitigation via Urban Green Spaces (case study: Isfahan City)

Salahaldin Shoshtari; Mahmoud Ghalehnoee; Victoria Ezzatian; Aida Maleki; Mostafa Paknejad; raofeh rahpou

Volume 7, Issue 28 , November 2018, Pages 41-54

  The urban heat island phenomenon is one of the challenges with which most metropolises have been struggling due to unplanned city expansions. Multiple factors have led to the emergence and escalation of this phenomenon, which can be classified into three main categories: the macro-climate of the region, ...  Read More

Urban Design
A practical approach to analysis of the generic flows of sustainable urban form with a focus on Eco-Efficient Urban Form (EEUF) model (The case of Isfahan morphological types)

Yones Changalvaiee; Mostafa Behzadfar; Mahmud Mohhamadi; Zahra Sadat Saeideh Zarabadid

Volume 7, Issue 28 , November 2018, Pages 55-64

  As an interface between humans and their peripheral environment, urban form is the embodiment of formative and transformative flows of the built form. Energy flows of urban form production, operation and maintenance lead to the generation and transformation of built form which is the transmitter of information ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Prioritizing of infill development strategies in urban areas transect zone (Case Study: District 6 of Mashhad)

Farshad Noorian; seyed sajad abdullahpur Razkenari; reza ghazi

Volume 7, Issue 28 , November 2018, Pages 65-78

  Mashhad megalopolis has experienced a rapid and dispersed physical development over the past decades. It has also witnessed problems such as environmental degradation, lack of attention to traditional patterns of the main urban fabric, ignorance of urban identity, etc. Meanwhile, there are abundant internal ...  Read More

Urban Design
Assessment Hierarchy Model of the Relationship between Psychological Adaptation for Achieving Thermal Comfort and Sense of Place in Urban Spaces

elham zabetian

Volume 7, Issue 28 , November 2018, Pages 79-90

  A public urban space is successful when it attracts the citizens. The climate and thermal comfort conditions are factors affecting the usage pattern of sidewalks in public urban spaces. In general, awareness of sensory information and understanding of their complex process is called perception. Psychological ...  Read More

Urban Transport
Analyzing the role of gender in the pattern of urban commuting (the case study of Zanjan)

shahrzad moghadam; zohre fani; mohamad taghi razaviyan

Volume 7, Issue 28 , November 2018, Pages 91-100

  Nowadays, the cities are rapidly transforming due to such reasons as the spatial structure, economic and social relations. Therefore, they need new approaches in urban management. Urban spaces are physical manifestation of citizens’ social needs and provide the necessary groundwork for access and ...  Read More