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Volume 30 (2021)
Volume 29 (2020)
Volume 28 (2019)
Volume 27 (2018)
Volume 26 (2017)
Volume 25 (2016)
Volume 24 (2015)
Volume 23 (2014)
Volume 22 (2013)
Volume 21 (2012)
Volume 20 (2011)
Volume 19 (2010)
Volume 18 (2009)
Volume 17 (2008)
Volume 16 (2007)
Volume 15 (2006)
Volume 14 (2005)
Volume 13 (2004)
Volume 12 (2003)
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Assessing Physical Vulnerability of Multi-Hazard (Fire Following Earthquake),using an Indicator-Based Model (PTVA) in Urban Area

Leila Eshrati; Amir Mahmoodzadeh; Masoud Taghvaei

Volume 26, Issue 104 , March 2018, , Pages 211-222


   Extended Abstract            Many built-up areas are threatened by multiple hazards which pose significant threats to humans, buildings and infrastructure. However, the analysis of the physical vulnerability towards multiple hazards is a ...  Read More

Urban crisis management with emphasis on flood

Masoud Taghvaei; Fahimeh Soleimani

Volume 20, Issue 79 , November 2011, , Pages 66-73

  Flood is an exceptional, extreme water stream that may be overflowed from the natural bed of the river and occupy the land around the bed. Flooding can be the result of heavy rain, quick melting of snow and ice, or the destruction of dams. Whatever the reason for this process, when it enters the urban ...  Read More

Examination and evaluation of population issues in Ardestan

Masoud Taghvaei; Parvin Shafiei

Volume 20, Issue 77 , May 2011, , Pages 44-48

  Ardestan (located in Isfahan province) is one of the counties whose population has always faced fluctuations during the past years. Considering the low population growth rate in Ardestan, it is expected that in 2016 its population will reach about 411 thousand people. Immigration is one of the important ...  Read More

Review of the Role and Function of Green Spaces in the Management of the Crisis in Borujen City (Shortcomings and Problems)

Masoud Taghvaii; Hamid Reza Hakimi

Volume 19, Issue 75 , November 2010, , Pages 42-49

  Urban crises after the unexpected incidents, especially earthquakes, are among the ongoing problems of urban societies and are becoming more and more important with the concentration of population in urban areas and the accumulation of activity and residence in them. Today, "pre-crisis planning" is one ...  Read More

GPS Application in Urban Planning

Mas'oud Taghvaei; Elham Amirhajlou

Volume 17, Issue 65 , May 2008, , Pages 52-59

  It has been proved today that efficient urban management is not practical without utilizing up-to-date information on land uses and trends of their changes, the type and extent of activities, physical growth of the city, and so on. Hence a need for various information equipment in this regard has been ...  Read More

Natural Factors and Urban Crises with Emphasis on Thunder

Mas'oud Taghvaei; Morteza Fazeli

Volume 16, Issue 64 , February 2008, , Pages 57-60

  The rapid growth of urbanization and the growth of metropolitan cities in developing countries, the movement of today's and tomorrow's economy towards urban characteristics, the imposition of environmental and geographical conditions on societies, and the alignment of the world toward a unified system ...  Read More

Classification of the Level of Urban Development in Chehar Mahal and Bakhtiari- Province Using Advanced Methods of Factor Analysis and Cluster Analysis

Mas'oud Taghvaei; Ali Zangi Abadi; Seyyed Hassan Nourbakhsh

Volume 16, Issue 62 , August 2007, , Pages 17-25

  The study of urban development and recognizing the cities’ weaknesses and strengths, potentials and shortcomings provide a suitable basis for providing strategies and applying appropriate urban development plans, as well as establishing a balanced urban network system. The separate study of the ...  Read More

A Study of Conditions of Isfahan's Urban Passages in Terms of The Disabled's Access According to Existing Criteria and Regulations

Mas'oud Taghvaii; Golshan Moradi

Volume 15, Issue 57 , May 2006, , Pages 9-15

  The suitability of physical framework to achieve equal opportunities for all individuals and sectors of the population in order to move around the city and have access to all urban spaces is one of the essential elements of a community’s growth and development. It is now fifteen years since the ...  Read More

Development of Tourism Industry and its Importance in Job Creation in the City of Firoozabad

Mas'oud Taghva'ei; Behnam Moghani

Volume 14, Issue 55 , November 2005, , Pages 13-16

  The increasing population growth of the country over the last two decades and the exponential increase of young population make it necessary to pay attention to new strategies for creating employment. The existence of potential for tourism around the country which has made Iran a capable country in this ...  Read More

Urban Green Space Planning and Design and its Mutual Effects on Human and the Environment

Mas'ud Taghva'ei; Marziyyeh Shahverdian

Volume 12, Issue 47 , November 2003, , Pages 46-55

  Parks and green spaces are very valuable because of their dual role, namely recreational importance as well as impact on preservation and balance of urban environment, mitigation of pollution and cleansing air, and reduction of spiritual and physical exhaustion. The role of these spaces is not limited ...  Read More

The Status of Decentralization in Development and Rural Planning

Mas'ud Taghva'ei; Parvin Shafi'ei

Volume 12, Issue 46 , August 2003, , Pages 44-50

  Planning is a deliberate process that anticipates a series of actions and related activities in the future in order to achieve specific goals. Planning methods can be considered in two horizontal (decentralization) and vertical (centralization) aspects. A study on decentralization and its role in rural ...  Read More

The Mutual Relationship Between Ardestan County and Rural Areas with Emphasis on its Seven Rural Districts

Mas'ud Taghva'ei; Parvin Shafi'ei

Volume 11, Issue 43 , November 2002, , Pages 10-20

  Ardestan County lies between the east longitude of 52 degrees and 22 minutes and north latitude of 33 degrees and 22 degrees. It is limited on the north to salt pan, on the south to Isfahan, on the east to the city of Na’ine and on the west to the cities of Natanz and Kashan. It is 1209 meters ...  Read More

Tourist Attractions in Polar Regions (Case Study: Ice Hotels)

Mas'oud Taghvaei; Shirin Arsian

Volume 11, Issue 42 , August 2002, , Pages 60-64

  Ecotourism is a type of tourism that emphasizes natural attractions (Edington Ecotourism, 1995), and which needs, above all else, to establish a relationship between human and nature, especially in certain areas of the planet where nature shows a harsher face. Therefore, in this article, the necessity ...  Read More

Rural Industries and Their Status in Rural Development and the Country's Economy

Masoud Taghvaei; Parvin Shafi'ei

Volume 10, Issue 40 , February 2001, , Pages 39-44

  Study on rural industries is undoubtedly one of the most important economic necessities, because population growth and consequently the reduction of facilities cause unemployment unless some of these deficiencies and problems are reduced and diminished.Therefore, industrialization of villages in its ...  Read More