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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: Mehri Eshaghi, Gholamreza Bahreini
Pages: 138-142 Published Online: Feb. 23, 2016
Views 3393 Downloads 68
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Authors: Ladan Asadi, Hamid Majidi
Pages: 143-149 Published Online: Feb. 23, 2016
Views 3868 Downloads 55
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Authors: Rokhsaneh Derakhshesh Nia, Maryam Hazzar
Pages: 150-156 Published Online: Feb. 23, 2016
Views 3203 Downloads 76
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Authors: Maryam Merajodin
Pages: 132-137 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 3425 Downloads 49
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Authors: Maral Fayazi, Dariush Heydari Bani, Hamed Iman Talab
Pages: 122-131 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 3448 Downloads 49
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Authors: Mohammad Bahramzadeh, Maryam Ghorbani, Sadaf Sabokrou
Pages: 116-121 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 4540 Downloads 79
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Authors: Golnaz Tavassolian, Mostafa Nazari
Pages: 112-115 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 4643 Downloads 117
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Authors: Hamed Zohrehvand, Manouchehr Foroutan, Mohammadmehdi Goodarzisoroush
Pages: 107-111 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 3559 Downloads 71
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Authors: Rokhsaneh Derakhshesh Nia
Pages: 103-106 Published Online: Nov. 30, 2015
Views 2979 Downloads 38
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Authors: Maral Fayazi
Pages: 99-102 Published Online: Aug. 21, 2015
Views 4519 Downloads 57
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Authors: Narges Zangeneh
Pages: 95-98 Published Online: Aug. 11, 2015
Views 5255 Downloads 73
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Authors: Maryam Bagheri Ghaleh Jooghi, Fatemeh Bagheri Ghaleh Jooghi
Pages: 89-94 Published Online: Aug. 7, 2015
Views 3497 Downloads 45
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Authors: Mohammad Moayedi, Seyed Komeyl Salehi, Reza Kheyroddin
Pages: 81-88 Published Online: Aug. 7, 2015
Views 3834 Downloads 64
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Authors: Salma Shafaee, Hoseinali Jamshidi, Ali Dashti Shafiee
Pages: 75-80 Published Online: Aug. 7, 2015
Views 3532 Downloads 53
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Authors: Gholamreza Pour Ebrahim, Omid Pourebrahim
Pages: 70-74 Published Online: Aug. 7, 2015
Views 3750 Downloads 58
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Authors: Maedeh Arabi
Pages: 64-69 Published Online: Jun. 11, 2015
Views 4112 Downloads 68
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Authors: Parniaz Eskandari, Ali Askar Rostami
Pages: 58-63 Published Online: Jun. 11, 2015
Views 4027 Downloads 66
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Authors: Ahmad Mirza Kuchak Khoshnevis, Omid Pourebrahim
Pages: 52-57 Published Online: Jun. 4, 2015
Views 4223 Downloads 64
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Authors: Tayebeh Nazarian
Pages: 47-51 Published Online: May 9, 2015
Views 4202 Downloads 87
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Authors: Seyedeh Maryam Mojtabavi, Mohammad Taghi Validad
Pages: 41-46 Published Online: Mar. 31, 2015
Views 2948 Downloads 110
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Authors: Sara Golestani Eraghi, Mona Meschi, Saeed Gholampour
Pages: 36-40 Published Online: Feb. 27, 2015
Views 2918 Downloads 241
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Authors: Mohammadreza Noghsan Mohammadi, Parisa Rismanbaf
Pages: 31-35 Published Online: Feb. 27, 2015
Views 2841 Downloads 108
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Authors: Mohammad Hojjat Changizi
Pages: 27-30 Published Online: Feb. 13, 2015
Views 2943 Downloads 183
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Authors: Elham Shahhosseini
Pages: 24-26 Published Online: Feb. 13, 2015
Views 3091 Downloads 169
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Authors: Shaham Asadi, Mehrdad Farrokhi
Pages: 11-17 Published Online: Feb. 9, 2015
Views 3791 Downloads 258
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Authors: Farzad Navaei
Pages: 18-23 Published Online: Feb. 9, 2015
Views 3260 Downloads 627
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Authors: Bahareh Golkar, Sasan Keyvanloo Shahrestanaki
Pages: 5-10 Published Online: Feb. 9, 2015
Views 3897 Downloads 266
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Authors: Elham Fariborzi, Golnaz Tavassolian
Pages: 1-4 Published Online: Feb. 9, 2015
Views 3042 Downloads 127
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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