ISSN: 2717-4417
Urban Sustainability
Content analysis and comparative study of urban planning programs in the world and Iran with a sustainable development approach, with emphasis on master's courses

Mohammad Mehdi Azizi; samaneh khosravani nezhad

Volume 11, Issue 41 , February 2022, Pages 3-16

   Highlights  Analysis of the pedagogical orientation of the planning discipline towards the concept of sustainable development and its position in the academic field Orientation of the patterns of education towards sustainable development The predominant orientation in the teaching of ...  Read More

Urban Scape
The effect of the visual elements of the murals of Tehran Theater Metro Station on the perceptual-visual desirability from the viewpoint of citizens, professionals and artists

Faranak Kabiri; Bahador Zamani; alireza khajeh ahmad attari

Volume 11, Issue 41 , February 2022, Pages 17-30

  Highlights:Artworks concerning frontages as media of communication among the artwork, the artist, and the public and frameworks for interaction with locationsCommon viewpoint held by untrained observers (citizens), trained observers (visual art specialists), and creators (artists) in the appraisal of ...  Read More

Urban Architecture
Investigating the Planting Pattern Based on Desirable Visual Scale in Neighborhood Parks (Case Study: Neighborhood Parks in Districts 18 and 1 of Tehran)

zahra sadeghi; Mojtaba Ansari; Mehdi Haghighat Bin

Volume 11, Issue 41 , February 2022, Pages 31-42

  Highlights The spatial configuration of vegetation creates the visual scales and the different visual accesses in green spaces. Closed visual scales and open visual scales are not desirable for neighborhood park users. Users prefer semi-open visual scales and open visibility under canopy landscape ...  Read More

Urban Design
Conceptual model of the role of urban space in improving the quality of life in historical contexts

Alimohamad Saadati; Fereshte Ahmadi; Ali Ghafari; Elham Nazemi

Volume 11, Issue 41 , February 2022, Pages 43-58

  Highlights:   Improvement of the quality of life in historical contexts Presentation of a conceptual model of the role of urban spaces in public life Without the interaction of the environment, community, and economy, the quality of life will not improve. There are many physical-functional ...  Read More

Urban Scape
Construction, Normalisation and Validation of Urban Park Environmental Security Scale based on users’ preference (Case study: Mellat Park, Tehran, Iran)

soudabeh gholipour; Jamaloddin Mahdinezhad; Bahram Saleh Sedghpour

Volume 11, Issue 41 , February 2022, Pages 59-72

  Highlights Relevant key issues were extracted form users’ responses to an open-ended questionnaire and their application to a closed-ended questionnaire. The environmental variables affecting the security of urban public spaces were documented and summarized. The factors and criteria effective ...  Read More

Urban Architecture
Applying of the cognitive effect of the role of memory index on promoting the sense of belonging of residents in new and old neighborhoods in Shiraz City

Shahrad PourMohammad; Seyyed Alireza shojaei; Hosein Kalantari Khalil Abad; Masoud Taghvaei

Volume 11, Issue 41 , February 2022, Pages 73-84

  Highlights - The results obtained from the present paper can be considered as a point of origin for assessment of the cognitive effects of social and physical memory on the promotion of residents’ sense of attachment to the living spaces in their neighborhoods. - In the old fabric, the highest ...  Read More

Investigating the Impact of Street Music Performance on the Public Life in Urban Spaces: the Case Study of Public Realms of Shiraz

Seyed Mojtaba Fakhrahmad; Sahand Lotfi; Golrokh Zolghadri; Zahra Namdari Noruzani

Volume 11, Issue 41 , February 2022, Pages 85-98

  Highlights Internal and environmental features relevant to street music are investigated to allow discovery of the predictors of the sociability of the public realm. Voluntary presence, active social presence, and passive social presence are examined as three types of public life characteristic. Environmental ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Scale analysis of urban regeneration projects and its effects on the quality of life of residents with emphasis on the Iran experience

majid rousta; mohamad Soleimani; mozafar sarafi; mojtaba rafiyan

Volume 11, Issue 41 , February 2022, Pages 99-112

  Highlights - Improvement of residents’ quality of life - Scale in urban regeneration programs and plans - Unorganized, poor urban neighborhoods - Statuses of urban regeneration projects in Iran and impact of project efficiency and residents’ quality of life   Introduction One ...  Read More