Architectural Objectives in Tropical Climates (Comparing Climatic Patterns in Vernacular Houses of Bandar-e-Lenge and Dezful)

Seyed Majid Mofidi Shemirani; Niloufar Nikghadam

Volume 3, Issue 3 , August 2013, , Pages 57-64

  Effects of neglecting climatic patterns in buildings are more intense in severe climates such as tropical. It isresulting an excessive consumption of fossil fuels and consequently environmental pollutions in and after modern era. The objective of this research is to find climate-oriented intentions ...  Read More

Explaining theComponents of Sustainability in Urban Communities

Hamed Moztarzadeh; Seyed Majid Mofidi Shemirani; Vahideh Hodjati

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2013, , Pages 67-74

  Community is the main pillar of the urban body; and balance of social life in cities depends on preserving communities. During the twentieth century, the idea of residential-centered community has been offered in many modern theories and has been widely accepted for solving urban various problems ...  Read More