Volume 12 (2022)
Volume 11 (2021)
Volume 10 (2020)
Volume 9 (2019)
Volume 8 (2018)
Volume 7 (2017)
Volume 6 (2016)
Volume 5 (2015)
Volume 4 (2014)
Volume 3 (2013)
Volume 2 (2012)
Volume 1 (2011)
Number of Volumes 13
Number of Issues 49
Number of Articles 367
Number of Contributors 723
Article View 368,787
PDF Download 510,293
View Per Article 1004.87
PDF Download Per Article 1390.44
Number of Submissions 704
Rejected Submissions 350
Reject Rate 50
Accepted Submissions 123
Acceptance Rate 17
Time to Accept (Days) 145
Number of Indexing Databases 9

International Journal of Architecture and Urban Development (IJAUD) is an open access, peer-reviewed publication covering architecture, urbanism, and built environment studies. IJAUD is quarterly published by Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran, and receives NO PUBLICATION FEE from foreign authors. The journal aims at establishing a bridge between theory and practice in the fields of architectural and design research, urban design, urban planning, urban development, and built environment studies. A broad outline of the journal scope includes high-quality original research papers, review papers, short communications, case and technical reports and notes to the editor. According to the English Journal Citation Reports (JCR) in ISC, the average impact factor of IJAUD is 0.143.

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Applied Article
Clarifying The Indicators of City Development S‌trategy with Approach Urban Good Governance (Case S‌tudy: Mallard City)

Mostafa Khazaee; Farzaneh Sasanpour; Mohsen Fathi

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2023, Pages 5-16


  S‌trategic planning, as the las‌t s‌tage of the development of urban planning, s‌trives to create consensus among citizens regarding urban development adaptability and participative techniques. Urban residents are recognized as s‌takeholders in the planning process and will take part in its ...  Read More

Applied Article
Modeling the Spatial Characteristics of City Parks Based on Geographically Weighted Regression (GWR) Analysis Using Coefficients of General Performance of Park (GPP) and Area of Supply and Demand (ASD) (Case Study: First Region of Tehran)

Seyed Hadi ghoddusifar; Amir Mohammad Salehabadi; Ali Mohammadpor

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2023, Pages 17-28


  The spatial weighted regression method is one of the bes‌t methods to achieve higher accuracy in analyzing space-affected relations. This article attempts to introduce a model of the results of Area of Supply and Demand and general park performance with a spatially weighted regression model for evaluating ...  Read More

Applied Article
Investigating the Level of Acoustic Comfort in Contemporary Apartments based on Standards and the Existing Situation (Case Study: Tabriz City)

Mohammad Javad Abbaszadeh; Ramin Madani; Abbas Ghaffari

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2023, Pages 29-40


   The extant s‌tudy aimed to analyze the acous‌tic comfort situation in contemporary apartments based on urban spaces in Tabriz, Iran. This s‌tudy was conducted using a quantitative method within the field survey at two levels of the ques‌tionnaire (perceptual situation) and field measurements ...  Read More

Applied Article
Inves‌tigating the Impact of Exterior Window Shutters on Indoor Climate Conditions in Humid and Temperate Climate

Milad karimi; Shahin Heidari; Seyed Majid Mofidi Shemirani

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2023, Pages 41-58


  Improving the thermal comfort of occupants in indoor spaces is one of the objectives of improving building cons‌truction techniques. In temperate and humid climates, window shutters are utilized as a protective shield during s‌torms. They can also block the view from the outside environment into ...  Read More

Applied Article
Evaluation of Connective Status and Accessibility of ‎Official Buildings to Plan and Manage‎ Urban Crisis in Isfahan

Zahra Taheri; Neda Rahmani

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2023, Pages 59-70


  One of the issues that mos‌t cities across the world are faced with is natural disas‌ters. Natural hazards and their devas‌tating effects remain on the ground, especially in recent years, the countries have been about to reduce the damage caused to it to plan and manage their events. Adminis‌trative ...  Read More

Applied Article Architecture
Investigating the Factors Influencing the Diversity of the Various Residential Buildings Façades (Case S‌tudy: Vali-Asr Neighborhood in Tabriz)

Hajar Panahi Barjay; Lida Balilan Asl; Dariush Sattarzadeh

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2023, Pages 71-84


  The s‌tudy methodology is a mixed research method that is contextual and semantic in terms of the data's nature; in terms of the logic of thinking, the s‌tudy method is deductive, and in terms of the analysis levels, it is analytical-interpretive. The selected s‌trategy of this research is grounded ...  Read More

Applied Article Architecture
An Integrated Model of Lean Construction and Off-Site Construction for Industrialization Architecture: Review and Future Directions

Nastaran Esmaeili; Mohsen Vafamehr; Hassan Rezaei; Ali Khaki

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2023, Pages 85-98


  The cons‌truction indus‌try is one of the mos‌t energy-consuming and Contamination indus‌tries. Lean cons‌truction (L.C.) is an advanced manufacturing approach that could potentially bring novel developments in the cons‌truction indus‌try and seeks to elevate the value of the building, ...  Read More

Applied Article
Assessment of Influential Components in Vernacular Housing Architecture of Villages in the Gilan Plain

Hesam Fathi Saqalaksari; Neda Sadat Sahragard Monfared; Seyed Abbas Yazdanfar

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2023, Pages 99-112


   Recent advancements in cons‌truction and shifts in traditional housing practices in the villages of the Gilan Plain have resulted in a disconnect between the newly-cons‌tructed housing and its surrounding environmental, economic, physical, social, and cultural conditions. This s‌tudy aims ...  Read More

Sense of Place” and “Place Attachment

Hashem Hashemnezhad; Ali Akbar Heidari; Parisa Mohammad Hoseini

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2013, , Pages 5-12

  Today, concepts such as place attachment, sense of place, meaning of place, place identity, has devoted many studies In literature of architecture and urban design particularly in the field of environmental psychology. It is obvious that in all these concepts, various aspects of interaction ...  Read More

The Sustainable Architecture of Bazaars and its Relation with Social, Cultural and Economic Components (Case Study: The Historic Bazaar of Tabriz)

Arezou Mohammadi Kalan; Eduardo Oliveira

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2015, , Pages 5-12

  Urban commercial quarters such as bazaars can be found all over the world, from Turkey toEgypt, from Tajikistan to Iran. In Iranian cities, bazaars have very specific and unique architectural features and theyhave played an important role as economic and social engines. In addition, bazaars are an integral ...  Read More

The Opacity of Glass Rethinking Transparency in Contemporary Architecture

Seyed Yahya Islami

Volume 1, Issue 2 , November 2011, , Pages 39-44

  In this paper, an exchange of letters between the philosopher Jacques Derrida and architect Peter Eisenman is used as a catalyst to discuss the material qualities of glass and its relationship with the concept of transparency in architecture. In his criticism of an architecture devoid of human qualities, ...  Read More

Emerging Mosque Architecture (New Architectural vocabulary in Secular Nepal)

Bijaya K. Shrestha; Sushmita Shrestha

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 5-14

  Though Muslims have been living in Nepal from the 15th century, they have started practicingtheir religious activities freely only after enactment of new civil code in 1963. This paper aims to explore the potentials and problems on the existing mosques, perception of the religious structures by ...  Read More

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Urban Housing in Nigeria: Evidence from Ogun State

Eziyi O. Ibem; Egidario B. Aduwo

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2012, , Pages 5-14

  There is a consensus among housing experts and policy makers that there are not enough resources for government alone to address growing urban housing challenges in many developing countries. Consequently, a paradigm shift from government provision to partnerships between the public and private ...  Read More

Original Paper Architecture
Increasing of Creativity, Happiness and Connection with other Peers for Iranian Students with Emphasis on the Value of Open and Semi-Open Spaces in Schools (Case Study: KASHAN)

Fayal Sadat Siadati; Hamid Majedi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 November 2021


  ABSTRACT Several studies have examined the relationship between school conditions and student achievement, and have confirmed that the two ideas are related to each other. The present study focuses on reviewing and comparing the views of 350 students and 60 teachers of 5 elementary schools in Kashan ...  Read More

Original Paper Architecture
Comparative comparison of common animal motifs in the Sheikh Safi Al-Din complex (Safavid Period) and the Shrine of Imam Reza (AS) (Qajar Period): An intertextual approach

Roya Esmi; Habib Shahbazi Shiran

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 June 2023


  Decorative motifs have evolved significantly in the architecture of the Islamic era and represent the beliefs of the people in that era. In this study, an attempt has been made to provide a new possibility for a deeper analysis of common animal motifs in the Islamic periods of Safavid and Qajar with ...  Read More

Original Paper
Placeology, the Role of the Third Place in the Recognition of Environmental Perception Theories

Mohammadreza Mohammadi Vosough; Toktam Hanaee

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 July 2023


  Since the third places are very effective in relieving the anxiety and tension of the citizens and the studies conducted in the past consider this component as a multi-faceted component that different results are mentioned in the articles depending on the time and different places, in this article using ...  Read More

Original Paper Architecture
Impact of Southern Window-to-Floor Area Ratios on the Thermal Performance of the Settlement in the Hot and Dry Climate (Case study: Kashan City)

mohamadali karbasfuroosha; Fereshteh Habib; Hossein Zabihi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 August 2023


  A major party of generated energy is now used for heating and cooling buildings. Hence, it's beneficial to apply solutions that reduce the thermal load of buildings. However, solutions for energy consumption reduction always face barriers.Optimizing window proportions in energy consumption saving ...  Read More

Original Paper Built Environment
Analyzing and examining the role of computer in improving the quality of undergraduate architecture projects from the components of gender, software and project topic

babak fadavi akhavan; shabnam akbari namdar; mirsaeed mousavi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 August 2023


  The specific complexity of the field of architecture in terms of balanced use of new design technologies and paying attention to anthropological dimensions has led to the necessity of scientific studies in order to investigate the relationship between them. Therefore, the research has been carried out ...  Read More

Original Paper Architecture
Theoretical Modeling of Effective Components on Biophilic Design of Spaces between Residential Complexes

faeze yazdanirostam; Zahra Sadat Saeideh Zarabadi; Farah Habib

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 August 2023


  The construction of biophilic residential complexes is one of the new approaches to increasing the nature of the residents of residential complexes whose benefits will lead to better people's life. In recent years, in the field of architecture, biophilic residential architecture has been paid special ...  Read More

Original Paper Architecture
Factors Influencing the Place Attachment’s Users of Social Housing Complexes From the Perspective of Residents (Case Study: Residential Complexes in Districts 3, 7, 9 and 11 of Shiraz City)

Kimia Sadat Tabibzadeh; Hamed Moztarzadeh; Mohammad Parva; Vahideh Hodjati

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 August 2023


  The present research aims to determine the factors influencing the place attachment users of social housing complexes from the residents' perspective using the content analysis research method. From the research methodology perspective, this research is qualitative research conducted with the help ...  Read More

Original Paper Architecture
Deleuze's Philosophy and its Impact on the Late 20th Century Architectural Theory: A Study of ANY Magazine

Ehsan Kakhani; Zohreh Tafazzoli

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 August 2023


  Throughout history, the relationship between architecture and philosophy has been intricately intertwined. In the 1990s, architectural theory witnessed a significant influx of theoretical and critical debates influenced by French philosophy. This scholarly article delves into the intricate connection ...  Read More

Case study Architecture
Analytical Comparative of early mosques of Iran and China: investigation of Architectural, cultural and spatial structure Characteristics

Kamyab Kiani; Ali Fath Taheri; Reza Rahimnia

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 August 2023


  Mosques represent Islamic art and identity and have displayed themselves in each geographical region in a way compatible with the culture and identity of that society. The significance of this research lies in its meticulous examination of early mosques within two distinct cultural and societal contexts, ...  Read More

Original Paper Architecture

Ali Asadpour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 October 2023


  The Arg or Toopkhāneh Square was an essential part of Karim Khān's citadel complex in his new capital, Shīrāz, Iran, in the mid-18th century, which was destroyed in the early 1920s. However, the studies conducted regarding its form and functions have not been accurate enough, and their hypotheses ...  Read More

Original Paper Architecture
Team Design Training: Learning Preferences as a Factor for Identification and Prediction of Students’ Abilities in Design Teams

Babak Khorshidi; Omid Dezhdar; Saied Haghighi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 October 2023


  It is vitally important to recognize the differences in abilities among learners and then adapt training programs to their characteristics in team design training (TDT). According to this background, the present study aims to identify and predict students' team design ability and its dimensions, ...  Read More

Original Paper Architecture
Comparison of Women's Satisfaction and Empowerment through an Asset-Based Approach in Formal and Informal Settlements (Case Study: Zafaraniyeh and Rezvanshahr Neighborhoods in Tabriz)

Raheleh Abdollahi; Solmaz Babazadeh Oskouei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 October 2023


  The uneven capital distribution among settlements seems to have contributed to disparities in social classes, empowerment, and satisfaction. Empowerment refers to the expansion of assets and abilities; despite the key role of women in Iranian families, their empowerment has been neglected in studies. ...  Read More

Original Paper Architecture
Introducing a Systematic Approach for Quantifying Architectural Style Influence: A Comparative Analysis of École des Beaux-Arts and Bauhaus on the College of Fine Arts, University of Tehran

Alaleh Baghalian; Ghazal Keramati; Hossein Soltanzadeh; Mehrdad Matin

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 November 2023


  This research proposes a systematic approach to provide insight on how to quantify the similarity/dependency between different architectural design styles. The study utilizes the College of Fine Arts of University of Tehran as its primary focus and examines to what extent the architecture at the College ...  Read More

Case study Urban Development
An Analysis of the Spatial Structure of Cities from the Perspective of Spatial Balance in the Distribution of Functions and the Formation of Multi-Core Pattern (Case Study: Tabriz City)

Ahmad Asadi; Mohsen Ahadnejad Reveshty; Hossein Tahmasebi Moghaddam

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 November 2023


  The multi-core spatial structure is one of the important and basic topics in urban planning studies, which is considered both as a framework for evaluating urban development and as a basic spatial development goal. Considering the importance of the multi-core spatial structure pattern, especially for ...  Read More

Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

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Frequency: Quarterly

Print ISSN: 2228-7396

Online ISSN: 2345-2331


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