By Fatemeh Farnaz Arefian, Seyed Hossein Iradj Moeini
This booklet, in keeping with convention excerpts, investigates numerous points of latest Iranian urbanism. the themes lined variety from the affects of political advancements at the towns’ swift socio-economic advancements, to the towns’ afflicted courting with the country’s built-environment background and their often ill-managed publicity to Western notions of improvement and globalisation. final yet no longer least, the country’s vulnerability to ordinary failures in an age of accelerating urban-population densification can be considered.
Alongside extra theoretically and artistically orientated debates, the book’s person contributions flip their cognizance to the now a lot larger percentage of city dwellers within the country’s emerging inhabitants. It additionally discusses the rules designed in keeping with those demographic strikes, together with these to strengthen new cities, locate housing for the surplus inhabitants in current towns, renovate ancient constructions and create new public areas. The practice-policy orientated contributions additionally contain these in regards to the country’s responses to traditional disasters.