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Pourjafar M R, رفیعیان م. Analyzing Shape and Form of Yazd City. Urban Design Discourse
a Review of Contemporary Litreatures and Theories 2021; 2 (1) :1-25
URL: http://udd.modares.ac.ir/article-40-54269-en.html
1- Tarbiat Modares University , pourja_m@modares.ac.ir
2- YAZD University
Abstract:   (1771 Views)
 Analyzing the shape and form of the city is one of the first steps in the process of Urban design and planning. The Method of this paper is a visual survey research method with the experience of "Spreiregen" (1965). In this particular method that consist of  review historical period, type of shape, texture and grain of form, form factors, urban elements, symbols and signs, skyline, identity, orientation, a pattern of access. The results indicate that the city of Yazd has 4 main districts that are different in shape and form. Several factors have been involved in their differentiation. These four districtions are: Area A: this distriction is heritage site registerde in UNESCO list. it includes the texture left in the city of Yazd from the pre-Islamic period to the Qajar period. Range B This district is more historically related to the Pahlavi period and the 70s and 80s. It has two subsets B1 and B2. The growth of the city in the Pahlavi period and its date change has been studied as B1 and the growth of the city in the 60s and 70s under the heading B2 has been studied. Zone C includes development related to Mehr-housing projects, and district D includes sprawl development that does not meet the requirements of the last decade. The formal and shape features of these areas have been visual survey in the paper.
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Subject: Urban Design Theories
Received: 2021/07/23 | Accepted: 2021/07/23 | Published: 2021/07/23

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