Redevelopment of Urban Centers in the Framework of Residential Infill Development Approach (Case study: Tajrish Bazaar Neighborhood)

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Instructor of Urban Environment, Faculty Member of Kharazmi University

2 Associate Professor of Urban Development and Architecture, Faculty Member of Tarbiat Modares University

3 Ph.D. student of Urban and Regional Planning, Shahid Beheshti University


The Necessity of preparing the appropriate solution to meet the challenge of sprawl on the one hand and attitude alteration in manner of intervention in old and deficient inner textures on the other hand, bring about evolution of visionary framework of this manner of urban the intervention with target of the better use of underdeveloped urban land and more preservation of precious suburban land. New urbanism, sustainability, growth management, smart growth and infill development, all are the thoughts and approaches of one visionary philosophy which have presented in a developmental process in contrasting with sprawl.
Uncontrolled growth of the metropolitan areas of the country, including Tehran, reveals the necessity of thinking to the appropriate solution. Concerning this, the main goal of this research is Feasibility of using infill development potential for urban redevelopment In contrast to sprawl of Iran metropolitan areas. For this purpose, Tajrish neighborhood as one of the main centers of Tehran was chosen to assess the redevelopment situation from the aspect of infill development.
Concerning this, by choosing descriptive-analytical research method, at first, the infill criteria are detected and by using development capacity analysis technique as the base of analytical research model, the area capacity in the way of redevelopment is identified and analyzed. And indexes was evaluated and overlaid by Delphi technique and GIS respectively.
The main achievement of the study is use of local and practical infill indicators in finding redevelopment priorities for urban centers and designing a plan considering the finding for the case study.


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