عنوان مقاله [English]
Our cities and villages had once been the best examples of sustainability. Considering the ecological limitations of places such as water, attitudes such as development compatible with nature, saving resources, using indigenous materials, developing effective methods for survival such as aqueducts and windbreaks, and ... were considered as examples of approaches sustainable and compatible with environmental potentials. But the increase in population and the rise in material and spiritual demands of man and the change in attitude toward nature, have greatly eliminated this balance. This situation appears more critical in environments with higher natural limitations.
The city of Ferdows is one of those environments that locates on the outskirts of the desert and faces many problems. With the increasing trend of population growth in the current way and the continuation of production trends in the traditional way, the continuity of life in this part of the country will be faced with many barriers. This paper intends to reduce some of the existing pressures and threats by introducing unused capabilities of the city and how to exploit them.