عنوان مقاله [English]
What is especially important in analyzing housing problems is the study of life-span of buildings as well as their quality, a task which is related to new technologies. Investigating these factors can show the need of construction andrenovation of buildings to planners with a brighter vision.
The last census in 1996 shows that 34.9% of buildings of the city of Isfahan are ten years old or less. The study will have significant results in the ten districts of Isfahan.
Concerning the quality of buildings, while in the first public census of population and housing in 1956 78% of buildings of the city were made by adobe, this figure was only about 10% in 1996, including adobe, clay, wood or brick, and Instead 26.29% had metal structure or reinforced concrete and 53.39% were made by brick and iron.
In this article, the quality of buildings in terms of materials as well as their age during the years of the census have been studied and a comparison has been made based on the above factors in the ten districts of the city.