Research Journal of Applied Sciences

Year: 2020
Volume: 15
Issue: 1
Page No. 10 - 16

Ecological Approaches in Planning for Sustainable Streers (Case Study: Enqelab Street)

Authors : Hadis Allahyari, Saeedeh Nasehi and Esmail Salehi

Abstract: The streets located in metropolises have been designed for facilitating thepassage of vehicles. Due to the increase of the number of the vehicles and the limited capacity of passage, the qualitative level of streets is decreasing. The relationship between the streets with the environment and society has been forgotten and therefore undesirable and unstable conditions for life in the street and the surrounding texture have occurred. The street through making key, spatial and social relationships in city can play the most important role in revitalizing urban spaces. Ecologic streets through considering social, economic and environmental needs of the considered society, try to create the context of the presence of all the individuals. The existence of the criteria of the ecologic streets,inclusive streets and streets with visual and sensory qualities and sustainable development in city requires the process of designing urban ecologic street. The purpose of presenting this article is to consider effective criteria in planning ecologic street which is obtained through performing field studies and using library and internet-based documents. The strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of Enqelab have been extracted and classified in Expert Choice Software and finally through using SWOT matrix has been analyzed. Accordingly, the defensive approach in planning Enqelab has been obtained. Therefore, the determined strategies show the critical position of Enqelab street ecologically that should be considered in urban planning.

How to cite this article:

Hadis Allahyari, Saeedeh Nasehi and Esmail Salehi, 2020. Ecological Approaches in Planning for Sustainable Streers (Case Study: Enqelab Street). Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 15: 10-16.

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