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Sunday, 08 December 2019 15:06
Dr. Fardin Alikhah Abbas Mohammadi Shakiba

Stationary Vehicles, Passing Pedestrians

Stationary Vehicles, Passing Pedestrians(Imam Khomeini Square Quality-Improvement Project, Tehran, Iran)Dr. Fardin AlikhahAbbas Mohammadi Shakiba Abstract The Imam-Khomeini Square quality improvement project seeks to upgrade the locality into a tourist attraction and is part of Tehran Municipality’s agenda for historical-led regeneration of the city. The project proposes the construction of a…
Assessing Social and Cultural Impacts of the Shahrestani Bazaar Organization PlanHossein Imani-Jajermi , Ramin Safi-Yari-Raveshi , Maryam Poor-Mir-Qafari , Elham Alimarani AbstractMarkets are amid public urban fortuities which play a major role in citizen-oriented interactions and seek to satisfy the daily needs of the people. The Sharestani Market is one…
Assessing social and cultural impacts of the Shariati Street Pedestrian Walkway Project, 18th Municipal District of TehranTohid Alizadeh* *Ph.D. student of economic sociology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad Abstract:The present study seeks to assess the social and cultural impacts of implementing the Shariati Street Pedestrian Walkway Project in the 18th Municipal…
Sunday, 08 December 2019 14:37
*Assistant Professor at Islamic Azad University **Professor at Allameh Tabataba’i University

Assessment of the Baharestan Square Quality Improvement Project with respect to Sustainable Urban Development

Assessment of the Baharestan Square Quality Improvement Project with respect to Sustainable Urban Development[1]                                                                  Hooshang Zahiri[2]-Assistant Professor of Islamic Azad University, Mahmood Jome-Poor[3]-Professor of Allameh Tabataba’I University *Assistant Professor at Islamic Azad University **Professor at Allameh Tabataba’i University Abstract Baharestan Square is one of the oldest historical constructions of…
Sunday, 08 December 2019 14:07
1Associate Professor of Urban Anthropology, University of Tehran, President of Iranian Institute of Anthropology and Culture (IIAC)-naserfakouhi@gmail.com, fakohi@ut.ac.ir 2Urban Anthropologist (University of Tehran / IIAC) – ghaznavian.m@gmail.com 3Urban Anthropologist (University of Tehran / IIAC) - hamed.j@gmail.com

Social and Cultural Impact Assessment of Restoration Projects: A Case Study on Restoration of the Baladiyeh Building (Former Municipality Building of Tehran)

Social and Cultural Impact Assessment of Restoration Projects: A Case Study on Restoration of the Baladiyeh Building (Former Municipality Building of Tehran)Nasser Fakouhi1, Zahra Ghaznavian2, Hamed Jalilvand3 1Associate Professor of Urban Anthropology, University of Tehran, President of Iranian Institute of Anthropology and Culture (IIAC)-naserfakouhi@gmail.com, fakohi@ut.ac.ir2Urban Anthropologist (University of Tehran /…
Abstract: According to the 2014-2018 enactment of the 5-year operational plans for Tehran Municipality, Tehran Beautification Organization is obliged to beautify and remove excess visual features at three case regions of: Naserkhosro Street (historical), Tajrish Square (commercial), and Enghelab Street (cultural). If successful, similar procedures are to be carried out…
The delivery and management of urban infrastructure is a critical and essential driver of economic growth for nations in both the developed and developing world. The provision of this infrastructure is a major determinant of how cities can expand and is a key component of city and regional leaders’ investment…
Sunday, 23 June 2019 11:12

TOP TEN Ways to beautify your city

1. Clean Up: Which areas of the community need TLC? Are waste and trash being washed up from nearby waterways, or are trash cans overflowing at the parks?2. Paint: Involve students and teachers of local school art classes by asking for designs, ideas and locations for murals and other public…
May has finally arrived and along with it a fun month of design and getting all of our annuals into the ground and into containers. Not only is it great to be back out in the gardens, but the trees, shrubs and spring plants burst forth with their incredible blooms…
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 12:55

Public Art and Urban Identities

Public Art and Urban IdentitiesMiwon Kwon[This essay was originally published with the title "For Hamburg: Public Art and Urban Identities" in the exhibition catalogue Public Art is Everywhere (Hamburg, Germany: Kunstverein Hamburg and Kulturbehörde Hamburg, 1997, 95-109), organized by artist Christian Philipp Muller. Although my critique here of the conditions…
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