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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…
Saturday, 20 April 2013 04:30

Beyond Monuments

Dr. Naser Fakuhi, is the most prominent expert in the field of urban anthropology. He has lots of compilations and essays in this field. In these works he analyzes the monuments from an anthropological point of view. “From an architectural and urban anthropological view, the monuments are of effective role…
Enviromental graphic whether indoor or outdoor environments, includes different fields in which the main purpose is to inform people. Indoor environments including interior spaces of all commercial and administrative buildings, subway, and exhibitions and malls in which neccessary information is giving to the participants through shapes, letters, and boards. Outdoor…
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