عنوان مقاله [English]
An approach to sustainable form of city
Sustainable development is a modern concept which has been propounded widely by linking different dimensions of development (economic, cultural, political and social) and focusing on climatic considerations and environment protection. On the other hand since 1960s, urban designing has attracted the attention of many scholars working in the field of visual space beautification and those who sought to increase environmental responsibility among managers. Therefore, the present article first explains “development” as a classic and sustainable notion, urban development policies and urban sustainability index. Then, it introduces and analyzes new patterns of “sustainable development” as the foundations of urban sustainable development and a tool by which governments can reach goals of sustainable development. In fact, this is an introduction to the discussions of urban sustainable construction and form, based on which some urban models related to the sustainability of modern cities are proposed.
Key words: sustainable development, urban sustainable development, urban designing, urban destiny, urban agriculture.