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afsar S A, Keramati G. Determining the value of kan rural-urban neighborhood of Tehran by comparative comparison with global samples. Urban Design Discourse
a Review of Contemporary Litreatures and Theories 2021; 1 (4) :92-117
URL: http://udd.modares.ac.ir/article-40-45991-en.html
1- College Architecture and Urban Planning, Islamic Azad University Central Tehran Branch. , amir_afsar@yahoo.com
2- Assistant Professor, College Architecture and Urban Planning, Islamic Azad University Central Tehran Branch.
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Tehran is the capital and the largest city in north of Iran with 614 square kilometers area, it is located in the south slopes of Alborz and 112 km south of the Caspian Sea, and originally (more than 400 years ago) it was relatively large village. The famous village of that time called Kan village, which was located northwest of current Tehran. The antiquity Of Kan village goes back at least 1200 to 1400 years ago and one of the oldest rivers of Rey county that originate from Imam Zadeh Davoud mountains to the lake of Qom, It goes along the rural texture of Kan and irrigates Kan gardens and it is the witnesses of this claim. In the recent few decades, the growth wave and rapid growth of urbanization has also spread to this area and Kan is now locating in the Tehran. The construction orientation of the programs is directed to destruct the village and gardens and green zones and open area. Following this problem, the present study seeks to change the approach from quantitative growth to qualitative growth. And the main question is, as regards importance of the subject, how to preserve existing natural green resources through green neighborhood revival, can we introduce Kan neighborhood of Tehran city, as urban village? And through this, instead of generating income from the destruction of gardens and construction, protect the last collection of aggregate gardens in Tehran metropolis.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Environment and Urban Climate
Received: 2020/09/13 | Accepted: 2021/02/28 | Published: 2021/02/28

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