Studying the Relationship Between Urban Green Corridors and Sustainable Urban Landscape
International Journal of Science, Technology and Society
Volume 3, Issue 2-1, April 2015, Pages: 36-40
Received: Feb. 10, 2015; Accepted: Feb. 10, 2015; Published: Feb. 27, 2015
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Authors
Sara Golestani Eraghi, School of Architecture, College of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Mona Meschi, School of Architecture, College of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Saeed Gholampour, School of Architecture, College of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
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Abstract
In the past, the concept of sustainability was a result of human knowledge about environment issues and cultural, economical and social problems. One of the main goals of sustainable development is to save the nature and to have a better look at it. The expression of sustainable development in urban spaces is named sustainable urban landscape. Architects have very important role in this matter since they are responsible for 75% of climate changing, directly or indirectly. Sustainable urban landscape is one of the effective factors in health of environment and reduction of environmental pollution. Green corridors are one of the most effective spaces in sustainability of urban landscapes. Green corridors involve long green spaces in the cities and river-valleys which flow among the cities and somehow change the micro climate of the areas. These spaces can have positive and negative effects on sustainability of urban landscape and then environmental health of cities. In this paper, we attempt to examine the role of green corridors in sustainability of urban landscape in means of increases and decreases of environmental pollutions. So that we will also have a case study of these spaces in one of the cities of Iran and we will try to represent some solutions to achieve sustainable urban landscape and environmental health.
Keywords
Environmental Health, Green Corridors, Urban Landscape, Sustainability
To cite this article
Sara Golestani Eraghi, Mona Meschi, Saeed Gholampour, Studying the Relationship Between Urban Green Corridors and Sustainable Urban Landscape, International Journal of Science, Technology and Society. Special Issue: Research and Practice in Architecture and Urban Studies in Developing Countries. Vol. 3, No. 2-1, 2015, pp. 36-40. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsts.s.2015030201.18
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