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Abstract The importance of the city perspective is that it reveals all the concepts in it, like a text, ready to be read, and to understand the problems. Also it contains elements which help to analyze the clearness of visual aspects. Because having a clear image of the environment, plays…
Reviewing Architecture and Urban Planning Developments and Their Contributing Factors   S. Divsalar, S. Mahmoud Kelayeh     Abstract   Architecture and urban planning in Iran has been influenced by contemporary social and economic developments and have undergone enormous changes. The changes have been so radical that have given rise…
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 22:30

Urban Landscape from Users' Point of View

Abstract Urban Landscape from Users' Point of ViewBy B.Zamani, M.Maleki Urban landscape plays a major role in the visual organization of city and promoting the quality of urban spaces due to its various physical, functional and semantic aspects. It is necessary to pay attention to urban landscape as a necessary…
Role of Natural Elements in Identity of Iranian Cities A.Qawampour Abstract City dwellers have used specific symbols to express their ideas and traditions during their individual and communal life and protected them via giving them mythological concepts to transfer such values which mainly originated from environmental traditions to future generations.…
Boosting vibrancy in public places of modern cities Urban spaces streamlining approach (Case study: Golbahar New City) BY Atusa Modiri and Saeed Behboudian Bajgiran   Abstract Public places currently lack any identify or vibrancy in modern cities and giving them the vibrancy is today one of the main concerns of…
Reviewing Role of Public Art in Urban Landscape By B. Khosrawi, M. Ebrahimpour Abstract Public art is deemed as one of the important elements in cities. This art indicates the history of cities and includes different elements of cities from sculptures installed at squares to buildings in the city. The…
Abstract The water crisis and the need for the development of water extraction techniques with an emphasis on collecting water from the imperious urban surfaces have ushered in new urban systems used as water canals in cities. The sensual value of water with regard to sound and aesthetics as well…
Role of architecture in recreation of signs of life and identity in urban spaces Amir Saadat fard, Maryam Dabiri Abstract Images, symbols and meanings, are like a story that is being told in front of a city and her people every day. And for an Iranian man living in the…
Designing play areas in neighborhoods, a forgotten necessity in urban planning A.Noroozi, M.Nastaran Play areas are one of the necessities to be taken into account in urban planning. In traditional cities, children could play almost in every part of the city including alleys, streets,… But in modern cities, such areas…
    Determining the criteria of designing and locating urban signs in an effort promote their readability in urban spaces   M. Pourjafar, M. Montazerolhojah     Abstract: Giving too much attention to the modern modernism in recent century has sidelined the fundamental concept and values in traditional Iranian urban…
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