Urban architecture, design, development and planning
1. An investigation into vandalism and its effects on urban beauty

S. Arefpour; M.R. Anvari; Gh.R. Miri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2022.252192

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Vandalism or intentional destruction of public property and belongings is one of the social hazards that always leads to huge jeopardy and damage to municipal facades, furniture, municipal spaces and distorts the beauty of the city. In this regard, the present study investigated ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
2. Planning implication of universities growth on land use: Confirmatory evidence from GIS spatial analysis

W. O. Omollo

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 183-204

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.02.04

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Universities have customarily been seen as agents of development in the regions they serve owing to their roles of teaching, research, innovation and community extension. There is however a dearth of knowledge on how they influence land use change with a specific reference ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
3. Evaluation of affecting mechanisms of urban development and its sphere of influence

F. Mohammadian; P. Zivyar Pardehei; A. Estelaji

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 217-230

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.02.06

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Today, many factors and forces influence urban development and its organization. The uncontrolled development of cities and their uneven growth is due to various political, physical, economic, social and cultural processes. The purpose of this study is to evaluate and analyze ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
4. Investigation of the exterior skin proportions of urban district buildings with a climatic management approach

R. Mesgaran Kermani; S.M. Mofidi Shemirani; N. Nikghadam

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 245-266

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.02.08

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Lack of paying attention of contemporary architecture and urban planning to the environment and adaptation to the climate of the region has caused many environmental problems. To solve a part of the problem, the present paper was conducted to achieve the proportions governing ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
5. The urban innovation system modeling: using Meta- synthesis method

H. Samari; S. Delangizan; K. Soheili

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 445-460

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2021.04.07

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: According to the path of economic growth theories, especially the introduction of endogenous growth theories to address the shortcomings of extrinsic theories, the economic systems in order to achieve long-term economic growth goals need to drive stimuli and improve endogenous ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
6. The effect of environment and behavior synomorph based on the type of activity selected in urban space

S. Sharifkazemi; M. Ghalambor dezfuli

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 477-496

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2021.04.09

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Urban space is like a living thing that affects the behavior of participants and is also influenced by their behavior, whether it affects the body or the meaning of the space. The importance of this issue has laid the foundation of environmental psychology, so that it has attracted ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
7. Where are the urban poor? The spatial distribution pattern of urban poverty

M.J. Nouri; E. Zebardast

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 305-322

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2021.03.08

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: One of the issues that have been evident in previous researches on urban poverty is the existence of a methodological gap in identifying spatial representation of urban poverty. This paper suggests a methodology for identifying the spatial representation of urban poverty and ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
8. Locational analysis of child streetism in urban centers

D.V. Ogunkan; A.T. Adeboyejo

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 159-172

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2021.02.05

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Against the background of the growing awareness of the need to provide empirical answers to the fundamental questions of the location of human activities, the construction of social space and the relationship between social space and physical environment, this study examines ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
9. Soundscape assessment in historical urban spaces using sound walk method and Kano model

R. Alishahi; A.R. Sadeghi; M. Sholeh

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 11-28

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2021.01.02

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Sound is one of the most important tools for recognizing urban spaces. Zandieh area of Shiraz as one of the historic context shaped during the ages hase been chosen in order to obtain a proper response to the individual's perception of urban historic spaces soundscape. The ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
10. Appraisal of compliance with land subdivision planning regulations in residential neighbourhoods

W.O. Omollo; R.O. Opiyo

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 125-138

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2020.02.04

Abstract
  Although previous studies have attempted to address the challenge of land subdivision, there is still a scarcity in the literature on how the extent of conformity to land subdivision planning regulations may be statistically and spatially analyzed. This study, therefore, explores the extent to which ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
11. Provision of car parking space in the residential neighborhoods: A development control challenge in urban areas

W.O. Omollo

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 1-18

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2020.01.01

Abstract
  Although a substantial body of research concurs that most urban areas have a challenge in providing adequate car parking space, there is a scarcity in the literature on how conformity to planning standards that regulates the provision of car parking spaces may be analyzed. This study, therefore, examines ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
12. Does NIMBY work in Iran? The unexpected case of Danesh Pedestrian and bicycle path

M. Sattarzad Fathi; N. Jahed

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 69-84

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2020.01.08

Abstract
  “Not in My Back Yard”; people shout this when they feel something deleterious and nonlocal will be sprung into existence in their territory by top-down powers. Some believe that NIMBY syndrome provokes parochialism, but parochialism itself can bring many beneficial consequences. Danesh Pedestrian ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
13. Assessing the ratio of physical form of slums settlements with social capital

M.R. Allahyari; M. khakzand

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 269-282

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2019.04.03

Abstract
  The social dynamics of cities have long been dependent on their spaces and places. On the one hand, human interactions, and relationships are formed by the city form and on the other hand, the body recovers its identity from existing social life. The more a city can communicate with its citizens through ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
14. Urban landscape and quality of urban environment by means of geographic information system

B. Shojaeivand

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 239-246

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2019.03.08

Abstract
  Quality of urban environment as a subset of quality of life now represents the search for happiness and personal satisfaction in urban environment and is a broad concept which is concerned with the overall well-being in urban environment. The purpose of this study was to investigating the quality of ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
15. Environmental impact of renovation projects on timeworn textures from the perspective of tourism

M. Sabet Teimouri; H. Mobini

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 335-342

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2018.04.07

Abstract
  Achieving sustainable development for managers and urban planning requires a systemic attitude to various urban issues and phenomena and a comprehensive urban development cannot be obtained with a single-dimensional perspective. Hence, in implementing various urban projects, it is necessary to examine ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
16. The role of proportional systems in the forming of Sassanid square domes

H. Abaeian; M. Hashemi; N. Valibeig; Sh. Mohammadpour

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 81-88

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2018.02.01

Abstract
  One of the common monuments in the Sassanid era was the square dome. Interestingly, corners and parts of the square dome were always geometrically proportionate to each other. Square domes have been mainly studied in terms of their historical background as well as the materials used. The present research, ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
17. The role of façades in the formation of physical identity in the Iranian cities

M. Sattarzad Fathi; F. Heidari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 69-80

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2018.03.01.008

Abstract
  The physical identity in the urban areas can be considered as a concept which is influenced by the way of arranging the urban body. As a matter of fact, the appropriate coordination and the compatibility of physical components, such as the urban façades, can definitely facilitate the reorganization ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
18. New urbanism approach and urban space in mega cities

R. Heydari; B. Shojaeivand

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 303-308

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.04.006

Abstract
  New Urbanism design principles have been adopted for many urban planning efforts in recent years. The purpose of this paper is studding the structure and space of Shahid Beheshti Square as one of the most important and old squares of Tabriz from the view of new urbanism principals. In order to reaching ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
19. Examination of value added of conservation and restoration of urban historic textures in district 12 of Tehran

H. Ahmadi; A.H. Taghizad Farahmand

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 229-242

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.03.007

Abstract
  The growth of urban populations in recent decades requires physical elements such as residential, commercial and cultural spaces and the development of infrastructure such as streets and highways, which will open a new horizon to the historic texture of cities and how to preserve and restore them. The ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
20. Comparative analysis between qualitative norms of ancient Iranian urbanism and western urban design approaches

F. Heidari; M. Sattarzad Fathi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 101-112

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.02.002

Abstract
  The rich identity, originality and validity of the “Ancient Iranian Urbanism and Architecture”, always have been stimulating the urban designers and planners to have research about their valuable qualities and historical principles. Unlike the past, today’s Iranian cities have inefficient ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
21. Wayfinding characteristics and familiarity indexes in an urban environment

H. Najafpour; R. Naghdbishi; F. Asadi Malekjahan

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 1-16

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2017.02.01.001

Abstract
  Many people are encountered with finding the best way to reach to their destination. One definition for wayfinding is “the act of travelling to the destination by continuous processes of making route-choices whilst evaluating previous spatial decisions against stable cognition of the environment.  ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
22. Ecosystem Biomimicry: A way to achieve thermal comfort in architecture

H. Abaeian; R. Madani; A. Bahramian

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 267-278

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.04.004

Abstract
  The strategies to reduce the consumption of non-renewable energies in buildings are becoming increasingly important. In the meantime, nature-inspired approaches have emerged as a new strategy to achieve thermal comfort in the interiors. However, the use of these approaches in architecture and buildings ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
23. Role of environmental rights in the urban design of public places

A.R. Sadeghi; N. Panahi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 169-182

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.01.03.003

Abstract
  In the current period, followed by the industrial revolution, the damaging effects of the one-dimensional attitude towards the environment caused by human have had countless hazards. To cope with these risks, the respect and protection of environmental values has attracted today's urban human attention ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
24. How traditional symbols can be used as inspiration source in shaping the urban architecture?

M. Khakzand; S. Babaei

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 73-82

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.01.02.001

Abstract
  This paper explores the developing of how designers can search for inspiration source which provided in the form of traditional elements and archetypes and also their role on idea generation in design from building to urban measure. In order to clarify of this, current study focuses on the Far-East region ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
25. Analysis of spatial distribution of Tehran Metropolis urban services using models of urban planning

A. Lorestani; Z. Yaghoubpour; R. Shirzadian

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 83-92

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijhcum.2016.01.02.002

Abstract
  The process of spatial distribution of urban services in order to provide equitable access to opportunities and reduced regional disparities, and earning the highest citizen satisfaction are among the main challenges facing urban management. This requires knowledge of the current status of spatial distribution ...  Read More