- Analyzing traditional Persian Cities as a Model for the Eco-City    click here to open paper content172 kb
by    Fattahi, Sara | sara_ftth@yahoo.com   click here to send an email to the auther(s) of this paper
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Regarding many researches which are done in BMRC changing Bushehr into an Eco-city is one of the effective ways to control its uncontrolled urban development. This paper tries to introduce several BMRC projects that have been done in Bushehr recently.
One of the most important issues in Iran which threat the sustainability and comfort ability of tomorrow’s life is uncontrolled development of urban textures or what nowadays is called as urban sprawl. Changing the Iranian cities into sustainable cities is one of the effective ways to solve this problem. Thus, this paper tries to introduce criterions which make traditional cities of Iran as a model of environmental & technological excellence in future. The case study for this paper is Bushehr that is a famous city in the south of Iran and is situated in the coastal part of Persian Gulf.
According to several researches which are done in Bushehr Municipality Research Center changing the cities like Bushehr into Eco- city is one of the effective ways to get closer to what is mentioned as a “sustainable future city” and for this reason several procedures have been done recently there. The author tries to mention the procedures that have been done and the ones that should be done to control the urban development in Bushehr.
Using the documentary method and field research, this paper consists of four sections. The first section is about the identification of aims and characteristics of changing Bushehr into an eco-city. Second section will introduce some applied methods in Bushehr. In the third section, the policies that can be applied in short future will be analyzed. Finally, in the concluding section, we will discuss the findings of our research.
Bushehr, Traditional Texture, Urban Development, Sustainability, Eco- city
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