Paper Information

Journal:   MODARRES HUMAN SCIENCES   SUMMER 2003 , Volume 7 , Number 2 (TOME 29); Page(s) 125 To 162.
 
Paper: 

THE IMPACT OF TECHNOCRATIC URBAN RENEWAL ON CREATING THE SENSE OF PLACELESSNESS: A CASE STUDY OF TEHRAN NAWAB PROJECT

 
 
Author(s):  SHAKUI H., TABRIZI J.*
 
* Tehran-Iran
 
Abstract: 
This article studies the impact of technocratic urban renewal on creating the of ‎placeless ness. Technocratic urban renewal is said to a type of modernist renewal that ‎is basically from top to button, autocratic and non participatory and in it planner as a ‎professional and knowledge able person prescribes the destruction of residential units ‎in large scale and instead of it designs and builts similar and uniform spaces. The sens ‎of placeless ness and not belonging to a place arises from lack of diversity in the ‎urban buildings. This article reviews the history of urban renewal in order to highlight ‎main elements of technocratic urban renewal and stresses that although technocratic ‎urban renewal and stresses that although technocratic urban renewal in the outside ‎world has lost credibility, it is unfortunately practiced in Iran. The result of this case ‎study shows s high correlation between technocratic urban renewal and creation of ‎placeless ness sense‎‏.‏
 
Keyword(s): TECHNOCRATIC URBAN RENEWAL, SENSE OF PLACELESSNESS, PLACE, SPAE, SENCE OF BELONGING TO A PLACE
 
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