Applied Article
Behavior Analysis of Wind Hydrodynamics in the Central Courtyard of Hot and Dry Climate Settlement Based on the Length to Height Ratio (Case Study: Kashan City)

Mohammadali Karbasforoushha; Fereshteh Habib; Hossein Zabihi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 5-14

  One of the ways to achieve high energy efficiency in buildings and an effective system is to utilize local architectural experiences. In this connection, the central courtyard is an element that was used in the past to create comfort in the hot and dry climates of Kashan, Iran. A large part of the literature ...  Read More

Applied Article Architecture
Defining the Color Weight of Residential Building Façade, Using Q-Factor Analysis

Maryam Mehdipour; Seyed-abbas Yazdanfar; Ahmad Ekhlasi; Bahram Saleh Sedghpour

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 15-24

  Designing the facade's color based on user evaluation is necessary due to the effect of color on people's evaluation. To evaluate the facade's color, its combination should be categorized. The emotional dimensions of color evaluation should be assessed due to the variety of emotional scales of color ...  Read More

Applied Article Urban Development
People how Preference Places for Leisure and Recreation (Case Study: Tehran, District 2)

Farid Abed; Rama Ghalambor Dezfooly; Amir Hossein Pourjohari

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 25-36

  Today, spending leisure time has become part of humans' lives which can take on various forms. Spending leisure time, on the one hand, and the priority of selecting a place, on the other hand, differ from each other. The main research question is How are leisure places selected and prioritized in a case ...  Read More

Applied Article
Evaluation of the Flexible Elements Components in Housing Design to Determine their Priority according to Delphi Design Method

Hamid Asadi; Seyyed Majid Hashemi Toghroljerdi; Mitra Ghafourian; Hamed Abedini

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 37-50

  In a different context, the user's needs in a housing apartment are constantly changing; it is required that the provided house, by having flexibility, can always be responsive to the user's needs in various situations, which would be a challenge for specialized areas of housing, including design. To ...  Read More

Applied Article Urban Design
The Spatial Discourses in Naghsh-e-Jahan Square in Isfahan; A Foucauldian View

Sepideh Paymanfar

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 51-62

  Understanding how discourse is spatialized needs a conceptual ground for the discussion, and this study believes that the Foucauldian view is the right one. With a non-cartesian attitude, Michel Foucault considered the body as space and used archaeological and genealogical analysis to study its productive ...  Read More

Applied Article
Determining the Influential Components on the Continuity of 'Iranian Architectural Identity' during the first Pahlavi Era (Case Study: The Selected Buildings in Tehran)

Majid Riyahizadeh; Mohammad Mansour Falamaki; Mohammadreza Pourzargar

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 63-76

  Iranian architecture started to develop at the beginning of the Pahlavi era, and a historical gap happened between what was identified as traditional and contemporary architecture. Meanwhile, some efforts were made to establish a connection with the identity of Iranian architecture, which this confrontation ...  Read More

Applied Article
Proposed Definition and Typology of Brownfield Sites in Iranian Cities

Elnaz Baghernejhad

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 77-90

  The term of brownfield and its redevelopment has been considered extensively in the world urban planning literature. However, the nature of the brownfields and the differences between how they are created in countries have caused this term to be defined based on the contextual and typological conditions ...  Read More

Applied Article
Investigating the Compliance of Passengers' Mind Map with the Spatial Structure of Airport Terminals (Case Study: Kermanshah International Airport)

Maryam Amiri; Naji pezhman Ziaei; Faezeh Taheri Sarmad

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 91-100

  Ease of routing is one of the most important principles in the design of public spaces. Such spaces can provide higher desirability when they can communicate with numerous users. This study aims to find the components affecting the mental image, to investigate the compliance of the mental map of passengers ...  Read More