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Research and Practice in Architecture and Urban Studies in Developing Countries
Submission Deadline: Apr. 20, 2015
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OTB Research Institute, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
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Published Papers
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Authors: Rokhsaneh Derakhshesh Nia, Maryam Hazzar
Pages: 150-156 Published Online: Feb. 23, 2016
Views 3776 Downloads 113
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Authors: Mehri Eshaghi, Gholamreza Bahreini
Pages: 138-142 Published Online: Feb. 23, 2016
Views 4010 Downloads 125
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Authors: Ladan Asadi, Hamid Majidi
Pages: 143-149 Published Online: Feb. 23, 2016
Views 4548 Downloads 103
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Authors: Maryam Merajodin
Pages: 132-137 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 4072 Downloads 88
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Authors: Maral Fayazi, Dariush Heydari Bani, Hamed Iman Talab
Pages: 122-131 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 4039 Downloads 83
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Authors: Mohammad Bahramzadeh, Maryam Ghorbani, Sadaf Sabokrou
Pages: 116-121 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 5448 Downloads 128
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Authors: Golnaz Tavassolian, Mostafa Nazari
Pages: 112-115 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 5591 Downloads 184
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Authors: Hamed Zohrehvand, Manouchehr Foroutan, Mohammadmehdi Goodarzisoroush
Pages: 107-111 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 4283 Downloads 127
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Authors: Rokhsaneh Derakhshesh Nia
Pages: 103-106 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 3542 Downloads 74
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Authors: Maral Fayazi
Pages: 99-102 Published Online: Aug. 21, 2015
Views 5204 Downloads 108
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Authors: Narges Zangeneh
Pages: 95-98 Published Online: Aug. 11, 2015
Views 6175 Downloads 119
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Authors: Maryam Bagheri Ghaleh Jooghi, Fatemeh Bagheri Ghaleh Jooghi
Pages: 89-94 Published Online: Aug. 7, 2015
Views 4076 Downloads 83
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Authors: Mohammad Moayedi, Seyed Komeyl Salehi, Reza Kheyroddin
Pages: 81-88 Published Online: Aug. 7, 2015
Views 4472 Downloads 105
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Authors: Salma Shafaee, Hoseinali Jamshidi, Ali Dashti Shafiee
Pages: 75-80 Published Online: Aug. 7, 2015
Views 4148 Downloads 87
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Authors: Gholamreza Pour Ebrahim, Omid Pourebrahim
Pages: 70-74 Published Online: Aug. 7, 2015
Views 4342 Downloads 95
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Authors: Maedeh Arabi
Pages: 64-69 Published Online: Jun. 11, 2015
Views 4823 Downloads 118
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Authors: Parniaz Eskandari, Ali Askar Rostami
Pages: 58-63 Published Online: Jun. 11, 2015
Views 4721 Downloads 109
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Authors: Ahmad Mirza Kuchak Khoshnevis, Omid Pourebrahim
Pages: 52-57 Published Online: Jun. 4, 2015
Views 4835 Downloads 106
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Authors: Tayebeh Nazarian
Pages: 47-51 Published Online: May 9, 2015
Views 4961 Downloads 171
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Authors: Seyedeh Maryam Mojtabavi, Mohammad Taghi Validad
Pages: 41-46 Published Online: Mar. 31, 2015
Views 3308 Downloads 151
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Authors: Sara Golestani Eraghi, Mona Meschi, Saeed Gholampour
Pages: 36-40 Published Online: Feb. 27, 2015
Views 3270 Downloads 449
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Authors: Mohammadreza Noghsan Mohammadi, Parisa Rismanbaf
Pages: 31-35 Published Online: Feb. 27, 2015
Views 3197 Downloads 153
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Authors: Mohammad Hojjat Changizi
Pages: 27-30 Published Online: Feb. 13, 2015
Views 3307 Downloads 261
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Authors: Elham Shahhosseini
Pages: 24-26 Published Online: Feb. 13, 2015
Views 3457 Downloads 254
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Authors: Shaham Asadi, Mehrdad Farrokhi
Pages: 11-17 Published Online: Feb. 9, 2015
Views 4152 Downloads 333
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Authors: Farzad Navaei
Pages: 18-23 Published Online: Feb. 9, 2015
Views 3620 Downloads 679
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Authors: Bahareh Golkar, Sasan Keyvanloo Shahrestanaki
Pages: 5-10 Published Online: Feb. 9, 2015
Views 4282 Downloads 326
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Authors: Elham Fariborzi, Golnaz Tavassolian
Pages: 1-4 Published Online: Feb. 9, 2015
Views 3396 Downloads 212
Introduction
Recent developments in Architecture and Urban studies have shown great advancement towards the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures (Architecture) as well as the study of all aspects of cities, their suburbs, and other urban areas (Urban studies). This research and practice trend, however, is quite different in developing countries. Due to limitations in developing countries such as lack of proper infrastructures, modern laboratory tools and devices, limited budgets, and limited expertise and standards in specific areas of importance, developing countries mostly take different research line and approaches that need less proper infrastructure. The practices and results of projects is however different as they are inter-related with the society and governmental needs. Therefore, this special issue is dedicated research and practice in Architecture and Urban Studies in developing countries in order to demonstrate their different nature and needs, as well as the interesting outputs and results that they offer.

Submission from following topics are welcome:

1. Climate and sustainable architecture
2. Importance of Materials and environment on vernacular architecture
3. Influence of culture on vernacular architecture
4. Importance of economy on vernacular architecture
5. Management and sustainable urban development
6. Infrastructures and arteries of urban
7. Economy and urban development
8. Taking advantage of the new technologies in sustainable architecture and urbanism
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