عنوان مقاله [English]
Nowadays, the complications of fast, unrestricted and unplanned urbanization and lack of proper management in some cities have reached a level that it has basically made urbanization an undesirable phenomenon with a negative value.
The tendency towards more concentration and polarization in the upper levels of the urban community and the distance between the high levels and the low, the tendency towards thoughtless growth in terms of disparity between the scale and performance of cities and ... are among the factors that cause the increasing decline in the efficiency of urban per capita income , speculative activity, dominance of unofficial sector on the official, and the growth of social-cultural crises, and as a result, the sources and factors of production have swallowed their own region and create their own further growth.
In this regard, the old texture of the city of Khorramabad, despite its potential historical, economic, social and cultural capabilities, suffers from these problems. The composition of the population, the cultural differences of the inhabitants, and legal problems that are the outcome of the lack of proper and principled policy-making are among the characteristics of this texture. The low value of land and buildings, the lack of social and psychological security, the dominance of low income jobs and the presence of significant poverty in the old texture of the city compared to the new are also among the characteristics of these types of textures.
The main objective of this study is to identify the physical-functional structure and the issues and problems of the old texture of Khorramabad city. The results of the research show that the absence of suitable executive plans, lack of urban unit management, issues and legal problems related to property ownership, economic and cultural poverty, old and weary buildings and their lack of renovation, and ... are among the main problems of this texture. In this paper, we have studied physical-spatial and functional problems of the central part of Khorramabad using secondary, descriptive and analytical research methods along with field study.