Reconstruction of Urban Worn-Out Textures and Reduction in Risk Taking (Case Study: Shushtar City)
American Journal of Civil Engineering
Volume 3, Issue 2-2, March 2015, Pages: 24-29
Received: Jan. 13, 2015;
Accepted: Jan. 17, 2015;
Published: Feb. 12, 2015
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Fatemeh Monjezi, Department of Geography, Payame Nor University of Shushtar, Shushtar, Iran
Hasan Beik Mohammadi, Research Centre of Shakhes Pajoh, University of Isfahan , Isfahan, Iran
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Worn – out textures for a number of reasons such as lack of technical and engineering criteria in the construction of the buildings, non – efficient communication network, lack of urban installations and facilities, are more susceptible to natural hazards. The aim of this research is to reduce risk- taking of old and worn – out textures of Shushtar City in the process of reconstruction of this texture. Tools of gathering information in this research are the desk studies, observation, using of the maps, documents and queries. SWOT strategic model has been employed and the SPSS software has been used for the data analysis. The results of this research show that in this texture , the low quality of the buildings , construction material , narrow width of passages, inability of the inhabitants in reconstruction and renovation of old and worn – out textures , makes it necessary to seek a remedy for elimination of risk-taking.
Worn – Out Textures, Risk-Taking, Urban Planning, Reconstruction, Shushtar City
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Hasan Beik Mohammadi,
Reconstruction of Urban Worn-Out Textures and Reduction in Risk Taking (Case Study: Shushtar City), American Journal of Civil Engineering. Special Issue: Research and Practices of Civil Engineering in Developing Countries.
Vol. 3, No. 2-2,
2015, pp. 24-29.
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