International Academic Journal of Science and Engineering

  • ISSN 2454-3896

Sustainable Urban Development, concepts, features, and indicators

Anali Haddad Larijani

Abstract: With the rise of concerns about the consequences of human activity and based on Brant Land report in 1980, Sustainable development paradigm was introduced. This approach in different aspects of economic, social, cultural and environmental has been extended; today in urban planning literature, it has a special place. In order to achieve the sustainable urban development, first concepts, theories and indicators must be identified and examined to be able to provide strategies for the sustainable development of cities. With regard to the challenges of today's cities in terms of urban problems, this paper aims to present concepts, features, and indicators of sustainable urban development, firstly to reduce urban problems, and secondly to move towards sustainable development based on the principles of our city by recognizing it and using it in urban areas

Keywords: Sustainable Urban Development

Page: 208-213

Volume 3, Issue 1, 2016