A study on the role of the landscape design with the approach of solving the limitations of use for women in the coastal areas in Iran as an Islamic country

Document Type : Original Paper


1 M.A Student on Landscape Architecture, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Civil, Architecture and Art, Pardis Branch, Islamic Azad University, pardis, Iran.

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, College of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, Iran.

3 Assis‌tant Professor, Department of Architecture, Pardis Branch, Islamic Azad University, Pardis, Iran.


The coastal landscape is relatively new and complex category that offers the potential of sharing the sciences of architecture, perspective, nature and the environment, tourism and hospitality, beyond their physical effects on one another, their widespread effects in enhancing identity and the quality of the architectural atmosphere cannot be ignored. Approaches to greeting with beaches in Islamic countries have impressive impact on the interaction of the people in the statistical societies of those countries with coastal landscape architecture. The shores in Islamic countries are controversial textures that according to the formulated policy of each country, how to dealing with are changed. The purpose of this study is analyzing coastal landscape architecture and its position in Islamic countries Like Iran, spatial organization of coastal landscape and the equal use of men and women on the coasts of Iran by analytical-descriptive research method. One of the most important issues is the lack of gender-balanced psychological and spatial use of these coastlines. In many beachfronts, women are ignored and no location, zoning or privacy have been considered for them. In some parts of the coastline, some projects called ‘Salem Sazi’ have created for women which unfortunately pay little attention to elements of architecture, landscaping, aesthetics and the performance is very limited and in no way is it in the dignity of the Iranian lady and Iranian family.


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