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Research and Practice in Architecture and Urban Studies in Developing Countries
Submission Deadline: Apr. 20, 2015

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Published Papers
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Authors: Elham Fariborzi, Golnaz Tavassolian
Pages: 1-4 Published Online: Feb. 9, 2015
Views 2885 Downloads 118
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Authors: Bahareh Golkar, Sasan Keyvanloo Shahrestanaki
Pages: 5-10 Published Online: Feb. 9, 2015
Views 3692 Downloads 256
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Authors: Shaham Asadi, Mehrdad Farrokhi
Pages: 11-17 Published Online: Feb. 9, 2015
Views 3606 Downloads 244
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Authors: Farzad Navaei
Pages: 18-23 Published Online: Feb. 9, 2015
Views 3102 Downloads 616
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Authors: Elham Shahhosseini
Pages: 24-26 Published Online: Feb. 13, 2015
Views 2914 Downloads 158
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Authors: Mohammad Hojjat Changizi
Pages: 27-30 Published Online: Feb. 13, 2015
Views 2766 Downloads 172
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Authors: Mohammadreza Noghsan Mohammadi, Parisa Rismanbaf
Pages: 31-35 Published Online: Feb. 27, 2015
Views 2682 Downloads 99
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Authors: Sara Golestani Eraghi, Mona Meschi, Saeed Gholampour
Pages: 36-40 Published Online: Feb. 27, 2015
Views 2754 Downloads 232
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Authors: Seyedeh Maryam Mojtabavi, Mohammad Taghi Validad
Pages: 41-46 Published Online: Mar. 31, 2015
Views 2782 Downloads 100
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Authors: Tayebeh Nazarian
Pages: 47-51 Published Online: May 9, 2015
Views 3921 Downloads 75
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Authors: Ahmad Mirza Kuchak Khoshnevis, Omid Pourebrahim
Pages: 52-57 Published Online: Jun. 4, 2015
Views 3951 Downloads 55
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Authors: Parniaz Eskandari, Ali Askar Rostami
Pages: 58-63 Published Online: Jun. 11, 2015
Views 3760 Downloads 56
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Authors: Maedeh Arabi
Pages: 64-69 Published Online: Jun. 11, 2015
Views 3845 Downloads 59
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Authors: Gholamreza Pour Ebrahim, Omid Pourebrahim
Pages: 70-74 Published Online: Aug. 7, 2015
Views 3501 Downloads 47
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Authors: Salma Shafaee, Hoseinali Jamshidi, Ali Dashti Shafiee
Pages: 75-80 Published Online: Aug. 7, 2015
Views 3279 Downloads 41
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Authors: Mohammad Moayedi, Seyed Komeyl Salehi, Reza Kheyroddin
Pages: 81-88 Published Online: Aug. 7, 2015
Views 3573 Downloads 52
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Authors: Maryam Bagheri Ghaleh Jooghi, Fatemeh Bagheri Ghaleh Jooghi
Pages: 89-94 Published Online: Aug. 7, 2015
Views 3257 Downloads 36
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Authors: Narges Zangeneh
Pages: 95-98 Published Online: Aug. 11, 2015
Views 4841 Downloads 61
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Authors: Maral Fayazi
Pages: 99-102 Published Online: Aug. 21, 2015
Views 3728 Downloads 44
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Authors: Rokhsaneh Derakhshesh Nia
Pages: 103-106 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 2751 Downloads 28
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Authors: Hamed Zohrehvand, Manouchehr Foroutan, Mohammadmehdi Goodarzisoroush
Pages: 107-111 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 3313 Downloads 60
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Authors: Golnaz Tavassolian, Mostafa Nazari
Pages: 112-115 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 4123 Downloads 98
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Authors: Mohammad Bahramzadeh, Maryam Ghorbani, Sadaf Sabokrou
Pages: 116-121 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 4046 Downloads 56
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Authors: Maral Fayazi, Dariush Heydari Bani, Hamed Iman Talab
Pages: 122-131 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 3174 Downloads 39
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Authors: Maryam Merajodin
Pages: 132-137 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 3174 Downloads 38
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Authors: Mehri Eshaghi, Gholamreza Bahreini
Pages: 138-142 Published Online: Feb. 23, 2016
Views 3136 Downloads 56
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Authors: Ladan Asadi, Hamid Majidi
Pages: 143-149 Published Online: Feb. 23, 2016
Views 3580 Downloads 43
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Authors: Rokhsaneh Derakhshesh Nia, Maryam Hazzar
Pages: 150-156 Published Online: Feb. 23, 2016
Views 2964 Downloads 63

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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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