Special Issue on Sustainable Urban Identity

Submission Deadline: Jul. 31, 2020

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

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  • Lead Guest Editor
    • Demet Gülhan
      İller Bankası Anonim Şirketi, İzmir Bölge Müdürlüğü, İzmir, Turkey
  • Guest Editor
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    • Hassan Khalili Zonouz
      Department of Architectural Theories and Conservation, Faculty of Architecture, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Baku, Azerbaijan
    • Vasco Barbosa
      Associate professor, Universidad La Sabana, Urban Planning and Territory Research Group, Porto, Portugal
  • Introduction

    The most basic feature which ensures sustainability for the cities is the transmitting capacity of their historical-cultural-natural- esthetical values, developed throughout the history and provides their identity, to the future generations.
    Most of the cities, having historical-cultural-natural-esthetical values, in Turkey, are started to lose their original identity because of the ideology ignoring these qualities and the wrong decisions on the zoning of application plans. Finally, the cities in our country are increasingly started to “similar to each other”.
    According to author the increase in the number of cities which have no identity is accepted as the main cause of unsustainable environment and the city. To sustain the cities having urban identity will be the main concern of this article and it is attempted to propose some recommendations for the continuity of their “identity”.
    Aims and Scope:
    1. Environmental Problems
    2. Sustainability
    3. Urban Identity
    4. Urban Planning
    5. Tangible Heritage
    6. Untangible Heritage

  • 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 Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.urpjournal.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.