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Urban continuity and urban change; lessons from Jolfa a historical district of Isfahan (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Ahmadi Venhari, A., & Foroughmand Araabi, H. (2012, November). Urban continuity and urban change; lessons from Jolfa a historical district of Isfahan. Presented at Silk Cities

There is a dialectical relationship between continuity and change in urban phenomena. When urban change accelerates, especially due to external forces, cities are likely to face the crisis of identity. Iran is a country that has undergone very differ... Read More about Urban continuity and urban change; lessons from Jolfa a historical district of Isfahan.

Iranian townscape and city form, from water-based to oilbased cities (2012)
Presentation / Conference
cities. Presented at International conference urban change in Iran

The development of cities is based on economy in Iran. Water and later oil have been the main economic resources and therefore associated with power. Taking this point of view, this research discusses what traits influenced the form and townscape of... Read More about Iranian townscape and city form, from water-based to oilbased cities.