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Towards a Deleuzoguattarian methodology for urban design (2018)
Journal Article
Foroughmand Araabi, H., & McDonald, A. (2019). Towards a Deleuzoguattarian methodology for urban design. Journal of Urbanism, 12(2), 172-187. https://doi.org/10.1080/17549175.2018.1552883

© 2018, © 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. The philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari (Deleuzoguattarian) is now widely thought to be apropos for today’s world. This paper proposes Deleuzoguattarian philosophy as... Read More about Towards a Deleuzoguattarian methodology for urban design.

Minding the gap: The professionals' view on the interaction between urban design theory and practice (2018)
Journal Article
Araabi, H. F. (2018). Minding the gap: The professionals' view on the interaction between urban design theory and practice. Town Planning Review, 89(3), 209-228. https://doi.org/10.3828/tpr.2018.14

© 2018 Liverpool University Press. All rights reserved. In order to better understand the relationship between the theory and the actual practice of urban design, this paper identifies and analyses the key factors that are involved in generating new... Read More about Minding the gap: The professionals' view on the interaction between urban design theory and practice.

Place Value Wiki (2018)
Digital Artefact
Carmona, M., Foroughmand Araabi, H., & Roberts, J. (2018). Place Value Wiki

Place Value Wiki brings together in a ‘raw’ form the range of rigorous research evidence that links the ‘quality’ and design of ‘place’ with the value added in health, social, economic and environmental terms. As a wiki it is available to all rese... Read More about Place Value Wiki.

Schools and skills of critical thinking for urban design (2017)
Journal Article
Foroughmand Araabi, H. (2018). Schools and skills of critical thinking for urban design. Journal of Urban Design, 23(5), 763-779. https://doi.org/10.1080/13574809.2017.1369874

© 2017, © 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This paper explores possible ways in which urban design can engage with critical thinking and critical theory. After a brief explanation of the terms, with particular attention t... Read More about Schools and skills of critical thinking for urban design.

Multiple expectations: assessing the assumed roles of theory in relation to urban design (2017)
Journal Article
Foroughmand Araabi, H. (2017). Multiple expectations: assessing the assumed roles of theory in relation to urban design. Journal of Urban Design, 22(5), 658-669. https://doi.org/10.1080/13574809.2017.1298402

© 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Designers take different approaches when dealing with urban problems. Some find solutions in existing theories, some rely on their creativity, and many take a middle way. The questions h... Read More about Multiple expectations: assessing the assumed roles of theory in relation to urban design.

Challenges of participatory urban design: Suggestions for socially rooted problems in the case study of Sang-e-siah, Shiraz, Iran (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Souri, E., Pakzad, J., & Foroughmand Araabi, H. (2017, July). Challenges of participatory urban design: Suggestions for socially rooted problems in the case study of Sang-e-siah, Shiraz, Iran. Presented at Silk Cities Conference

The paper commences by introducing a problematic participatory urban design project. This is followed by identifying the main social obstacles found through qualitative interviews (with 20 residents of the neighborhood) and meetings with authorities... Read More about Challenges of participatory urban design: Suggestions for socially rooted problems in the case study of Sang-e-siah, Shiraz, Iran.

A typology of Urban Design theories and its application to the shared body of knowledge (2015)
Journal Article
Foroughmand Araabi, H. (2016). A typology of Urban Design theories and its application to the shared body of knowledge. URBAN DESIGN International, 21(1), 11-24. https://doi.org/10.1057/udi.2015.6

© 2016 Macmillan Publishers Ltd. This article consists of two parts. The first part suggests a typology for urban design theories in order to provide a new way of understanding the nature and function of the, seemingly opposing, debates existing in t... Read More about A typology of Urban Design theories and its application to the shared body of knowledge.

Is urban design true? (2013)
Journal Article
Foroughmand Araabi, H. (2013). Is urban design true?. Urban Design -New Series-, 127, 12-13

Attempting to justify and validate the discipline of urban design

Contemplating the condition of urban design's knowledge in Iran and its future challenges (2013)
Journal Article
Foroughmand Araabi, H., & khabazi, M. (2013). Contemplating the condition of urban design's knowledge in Iran and its future challenges

To make the knowledge of urban design suitable for the situation of Iran and in order to achieve vernacular urban design, besides broadening the knowledge of urban design, it is utterly crucial to evaluate today's urban design knowledge and its circu... Read More about Contemplating the condition of urban design's knowledge in Iran and its future challenges.

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.

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.

Between knowledge, belief, and desire, green utopia and its application (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Khabazi, M., & Foroughmand Araabi, H. (2011, February). Between knowledge, belief, and desire, green utopia and its application. Paper presented at 5th International Forum on Urbanism [IFoU]

This paper shows how greed utopia is informed by knowledge, beliefs and other common desires

Assessing the effective resources of urban designing in Iran, based on the localization approach
Journal Article
Foroughmand Araabi, H., Khabazi, M., & Foroughmand Araabi, H. (in press). Assessing the effective resources of urban designing in Iran, based on the localization approach

Urban design, like any other branch of the social sciences and built-environment studies, has developed in relation with the contexts in which it has emerged. Built environments in Iran have been constructed in a different way compared to their Europ... Read More about Assessing the effective resources of urban designing in Iran, based on the localization approach.

Studying the role of knowledge: How urban design knowledge has changed in the last quarter of a century
Presentation / Conference
Foroughmand Araabi, H. Studying the role of knowledge: How urban design knowledge has changed in the last quarter of a century. Presented at Global Urban Higher Education: the challenges and potentials of internationalisation

n 1992 A.V. Moudon published an article titled: “A Catholic Approach to Organizing What Urban Designers Should Know” where she introduced a set of categorisations that helps urban designers to organise their knowledge. After almost quarter a century,... Read More about Studying the role of knowledge: How urban design knowledge has changed in the last quarter of a century.