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What are collective spaces of a capital city? What should they be like? M. Ghadiri and F. Moghimi Interests and needs of a citizen based on the average capacity of a society A- A space for roaming Imagine yourself within spaces in today's world in which you interact with other…
Viewing City from a Hermeneutic Perspective By A.N. Nourozi Talab Abstract Human can interpret the universe through understanding. Human builds the world. Each city in this world is built by human and the variety and diversity of the cities indicate the historical life and the experience of human life on…
Friday, 19 July 2013 06:29

In Pursuit of Lost Identity of City

By Dr. Sayyed Mohammad Javad Shoushtari Directing Manager of Tehran Municipality’s Beautification Organization     City is a work of art, identified by its buildings, historical monuments and artistic sites. The presence of a high-quality artistic work in the city beside old squares, historical buildings, houses of celebrities and old…
Monday, 08 July 2013 22:54

Security in Urban Spaces

Security in Urban Spaces By Sardareh Adeli   Abstract: Securing urban spaces is considered as one of the basic necessities in urban planning. That is why there have been much efforts aimed at reducing crimes via CPTED (crime prevention through environmental design). The present article tries to define the concept…
Friday, 24 May 2013 00:05

Sculptures Enhance Appearance of City

Urban sculptures not only improve the visual appearance of the city but also provide evidence for the city's collective identity and culture. Therefore, a fresher and more serious attitude should be adopted towards them. Holding sculpture symposiums at an International level by Tehran Municipality's Beautification Organization has indicated that artists…
Sunday, 28 April 2013 17:56

Role of Culture in Advertising

By Mehrdad Lahooti Member of the Development Commission of the Iranian Parliament The presence of cultural figures and experts in advertising affairs can enrich and boost cultural values in the society. This issue can be specifically true in the case of outdoor advertising. Unfortunately, outdoor advertising has not been used…
Monday, 29 April 2013 18:44

History of Sculpture in Iran

History of Sculpture in Iran By A. Ansari Iranian sculpture can be traced back to 5,000 years ago. Bronze statues discovered in Lorestan province in western Iran are symbolic and functional as they are inspired by nature. Stone carvings during ancient times reflected chronological and religious aspects of life and…
Saturday, 12 January 2013 13:50

Historical Sites and Urban Management:

Generally speaking, the kind of problems that can be created by historical sites for urban management is a very complicated issue. In short, it can be said that nowadays countries no longer have a mere economical evaluation of their cities, and as was mentioned above, the cultural and social considerations…
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 10:47

City, Symbols and Monuments

A city symbol is the consequence of collective wisdom and the visualization of a human society’s thoughts which is appeared in the form of city signs. This visualization _which originates in the ancient times and is the extract of a community creative thought_ makes the citizens to understand their collective…
There was a time that the City’s Beautification Organization took as its duty to make cosmetic changes to the city. An attempt which was portrayed by a man holding a paint brush in his hand. Nowadays, the tendency towards beautification has turned away from superficial changes and given way to…
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