Heritage Conservationin Hong kong (Policy and Planning Context Review)

Mahmud Hassan Talukdar

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 5-14

  Since the enactment of the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance in 1971 and the establishment of Antiquities and Monuments Office in 1976, the Hong Kong Government has set up several institutions with particular ordinances and schemes for Heritage Conservation. With the set-up of government initiatives, ...  Read More

The developments Trend of Islamic Inscriptions in the Building Portals of Dezfoul City

Mahnoush Mahmoudi; Hossein Zabihi; Iraj Etesam

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 15-22

  In the architecture of Iranian traditional houses, the ornamentations available in the inscriptions of houses entrance portal express the identity of architects and personality of houses owners and are rooted in their religious and national beliefs and faiths. The main hypothesis of this research is ...  Read More

The Influences of Physical Features of Space on Sense of Place (Case study: Prayer Rooms of Mehrabad International Airport)

Mohammadjavad Abbaszadeh; Saba Sultan Qurraie; Azadeh Mohajer Milani

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 23-32

  Sense of place is the most important features of space for designers in relation between human and environment, although key theories of the mid-twentieth century have shown that some social and psychological factors are more effective than physical characteristics but in this research, the focus is ...  Read More

Studying the Effect of Accessibility and Vitality on Urban Space Efficiency in Iran (Case Study: Hamadan City)

Soroush Karami; Abbas Fakhrayee; Sanaz Karami

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 33-40

  This research seeks the role and effect strength of accessibility and vitality on urban spaces. Urban space is a phenomenon organized by information manifested in various forms, functions and meaning. It is the context of forming and improving social life, representing culture and urbanization of a culture. ...  Read More

Satisfaction of Residents of Tehran Residential Towers from Cultural Aspect (Case Study: A.S.P Residential Tower and Tehran International Tower)

Sahar Nivi; Ghazal Safdarian

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 41-50

  Today, urbanization (living at apartments) phenomenon as the most common type of residence of cities has been changed so that mainly reflects the chaos in this area. Too much attention paid to economic indicators compromised the balance in the housing sector and created a new type of buildings. The occurred ...  Read More

An Analysis of Natural Ventilation Function in Vakil Bazaar

Nasrin Ebrahimi; Nahal Eghtesadi; Mohammad Farhadi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 51-60

  Despite the similar performance of Bazaar1 in different cities of Iran, there are some the skeletal differences between markets in different climates. The Bazaar roof protects customers against natural events in any climate. The ceiling height and the sitting down of the Bazaar`s floor are determined ...  Read More

Surveying and Categorizing the Proportion Values of Various Types of Safavid Dynasty1’s Buildings

Homan Khajeh Pour; Jamalddin Soheili

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 61-68

  Islamic architecture has been a great influence on different parts of the world, even so there are some similar factors, but the aspect of culture will make the polarization between them. Upon the vast spread that Muslims had in the 7th century (A.D.) Islamic culture and belief moved in different continents ...  Read More

Assessment of Development Level of Sistan and Baluchistan Province Compared to other Iran’s Provinces

Maryam Biranvandzadeh; Mehdi Heshmati jadid; Kobra Sorkhkamal

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 69-76

  Development and progress are ideals that always different countries have pursued. Everybody welcomes a developed country with people free from development obstacles. Indeed, realization of such a goal requires developmental planning in national and local scales taking into account the population growth ...  Read More