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sheykhi F, babakhani M. Post-Pandemic Urban Planning: Applying the 15-Minute City Approach in Iranian Cities (Case Study: Mehrshahr, Karaj). Urban Design Discourse
a Review of Contemporary Litreatures and Theories 2022; 3 (2) :97-114
URL: http://udd.modares.ac.ir/article-40-62209-en.html
1- MS
2- assistant professor , babakhani@ut.ac.ir
Abstract:   (1579 Views)
Issue: The Covied-19 Pandemic showed the vulnerability of cities in their current state and revealed one of the strongest stimuli for the need for radical rethinking in Urban Planning. One of the theoretical approaches that has been considered by many cities in developed countries is the 15-Minute City Approach. density, proximity to complementary and consistent functions are its basic principles.
Aims: The purpose of this article is to study the concept of a 15-Minute City, identify the components of achieving it and feasibility study of the adaptation this approach in Iranian cities as a post-pandemic urban planning approach. As a case study, Mehrshahr, Karaj has been studied.
Methodology: It is applied research that is applied descriptive-analytical method. In the analysis of access to index uses, the analysis of the pedestrian network in GIS software was used and using SWOT and QSPM techniques to determine and prioritize strategies for future development. The study area in the direction of the city was 15 Minutes.
Findings: The lack of functional diversity (vacuum in educational, religious and medical uses) and the lack of path continuity and very poor flooring for pedestrians are important issues in this area to adapt to the 15-Minute City approach.
Conclusion: Ensuring the safety and security of pedestrians and cyclists, providing infrastructure and services required for pedestrians and cyclists, applying the principles of mixed and multiple land use and balanced distribution of services are the most important strategies proposed.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: City and Health
Received: 2022/06/13 | Accepted: 2022/07/19 | Published: 2022/09/1

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