ISSN: 2717-4417
Urban Planning
An Analysis of Urban Resilience Against the Covid-19 pandemic (Case Study: Kermanshah)

Mohammad Reza Haghi; ehsan heidarzadeh

Volume 11, Issue 42 , May 2022, Pages 3-16

  Highlights - The development of the Internet and electronic services contributes to the sustainability and resilience of cities against epidemics. - Provision of neighborhood-scale land uses, especially green spaces and sports, is the first priority in the city of Kermanshah, Iran in the face of epidemics. - ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Examining the effect of Geometric index of Street (H / W) on the thermal performance of housing (Case Study: Hamedan residential buildings)

HOJJAT GHIYASVAND; mohamadjavad saghafi; hossein medi

Volume 11, Issue 42 , May 2022, Pages 17-34

  Highlights -The street geometry index (H/W) is highly effective on the thermal performance of residential buildings. -The lower the value of the index (H/W) on the streets of a cold-climate city, the lower the energy consumption of the building. -Changing the pattern of occupancy level of an urban ...  Read More

Urban livability
A comparative study of livability in new and old parts of the cities (Case Study: Urmia city)

Aram Khezerlou; Asghar Abedini

Volume 11, Issue 42 , May 2022, Pages 35-48

  Highlights - The highest weight concerned the indicator of building quality, and the lowest pertained to the area covered by sewage. - The rate of livability is higher in the old part of the city of Urmia, Iran than in the new part. - The rate of livability is in better conditions in the old part ...  Read More

Urban Economy
Investigating the Factors Affecting Urbanization Rates in Iranian Provinces: Spatial Econometric Method

Bakhtiar Javaheri; Salah ebrahimi

Volume 11, Issue 42 , May 2022, Pages 49-60

  Highlights- Iran has been going through one of the fastest-growing urbanization processes in the world, where about 75% of the population lives in urban areas today.- The variation in urbanization rate in the provinces of Iran has fluctuated from about 48% to 95%.- Agriculture and industrialization are ...  Read More

Urban Management
Introducing “the use case diagram “of community empowerment process in cybernetic space in order to improve the public participation in urban regeneration of areas suffering from decline in Isfahan

khatere amiri; mohammad Masoud; darioush moradi chadegani; negin sadeghy; faramarz Safi-Esfahani

Volume 11, Issue 42 , May 2022, Pages 61-74

    Highlights- The e-empowerment process is effective in the promotion of citizen participation and urban regeneration of neighborhoods in the city of Isfahan, Iran suffering urban decline.- The use case diagram of the e-empowerment process of Isfahan residents in areas suffering urban decline shows ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Investigating urban environmental behaviors: focusing on the environmental literacy (Case Study: Mashhad city)

pariya dorri; Seyed Mohammad Shobeiri; Mahdieh Rezaei

Volume 11, Issue 42 , May 2022, Pages 75-86

  Highlights- Citizens’ environmental literacy greatly affected their environmental awareness and knowledge.- The collective environmental behavior of men was greater than women’s.- There was a significant relationship between awareness, knowledge of concern, and environmental behavior.- There ...  Read More

Analysis of social interactions in the historical Bazaar of Tabriz with an emphasis on the physical aspect of space (Case Study: Saray-e Amir and Saray-e Dodari)

Azita balalye oskui; parastoo jafari

Volume 11, Issue 42 , May 2022, Pages 87-102

  Highlights - Social interactions, among other things, affect peoples’ attraction to public spaces. - Permeability, flexibility, and accessibility are the spatial structural factors that directly impact social interactions in public spaces. - The main goal of the formation of the Space Syntax ...  Read More

Urban Planning
Typology of Knowledge-Based Spaces

Mostafa Dehghani; Gholamreza Haghighat Naeini; Esfandiar Zebardast

Volume 11, Issue 42 , May 2022, Pages 103-117

  Highlights - The expression knowledge city has been considered as an umbrella term for other phrases such as place of knowledge, city of learning, and smart city. - Knowledge-based spaces have shifted from a focus on the limited concept of science and technology to an emphasis on the broader social ...  Read More