Special Issue on Urban Space and the Formation of Behavioral Patterns

Submission Deadline: Feb. 20, 2020

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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  • Special Issue Editor
    • Navid Paknezhad
      Faculty of Architecture and Urban Development, Islamic Azad university, Tehran, Iran
    Guest Editors play a significant role in a special issue. They maintain the quality of published research and enhance the special issue’s impact. If you would like to be a Guest Editor or recommend a colleague as a Guest Editor of this special issue, please Click here to fulfill the Guest Editor application.
    • Gholamreza Latifi
      Faculty of Social Sciences, Allameh Tabatabaei University, Tehran, Iran
  • Introduction

    Urban spaces are an area for the presence and occurrence of different behaviors of citizens. The relationship between space and behavior or the environment and society, both in the social sciences (aesthetics, sociology, psychology and management) and in environmental sciences (architecture, geography and urbanization) has led to the emergence of theoretical models, which in general provide a good guide for the formulation of a space-based model in urban behavior management, the base of the above theories are that open space makes social production; urban space in general and urban imagery in particular make behavior reveal. Considering human desires and motivations in shaping urban spaces in the last few decades has been highly sought after. In this regard, some people with emphasizing on the existence of behavioral patterns in these spaces attach importance to recognize and apply these activities and behaviors in designing and shaping urban spaces. The presence of people in urban areas with the aim of "being in space" is one of the components of the vitality of urban spaces, Which leads to the promotion of social relationships, the increase of natural security, the sense of belonging to the place by increasing the possibility of occurrence of individual and collective memories and reducing crime in the city.
    Aims and Scope:
    1. Behavioral Patterns
    2. Environmental Psychology
    3. Urban Spaces
    4. Urban Morphology
    5. Spaces Analysis
    6. Space Typology

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

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  • Published Papers

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