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2014 (Vol. 6, Issue: 2)
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Identification of Sustainable Architecture Dimensions

Leila Etminan, Siavash Rashidi Sharif Abad and Mansour Nikpor
Corresponding Author:  Leila Etminan 

Key words:  Cultural approach, environmental approach, sustainable architecture, technical approach, , ,
Vol. 6 , (2): 66-77
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June 17, 2013 December 13, 2013 February 20, 2014

The main purpose in this research is identification of sustainable architecture dimensions. Nowadays, one of the most necessary complicated and main specifications of architecture with which architects are face is the issue of sustainability in various types of its interpretations. The issue of sustainability is interpretable and general according to many aspects. Therefore, it is necessary to identify this concept (architecture and its related categories). At the beginning of this discussion, we were faced with titles such as Green architecture2, Sustainable development3, etc. However, the purpose of this study is to study of nature and identify the circumstances and essence of sustainability in all fields in which the architecture is involved. The innovation of this study is to identify and feel the fact of sustainability dimensions that is studied in procedure of library research, a case sample and proposal of common but insufficient ideas related to this discussion. This study studies 3 approaches including main environmental, cultural (value) and technical views and it tries to take the proposed topics under the subjection of this 3 factors respectively (presenting a modern model); furthermore, the minor factors are studied under the subjection of these 3 main factors.
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Leila Etminan, Siavash Rashidi Sharif Abad and Mansour Nikpor, 2014. Identification of Sustainable Architecture Dimensions.  Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences, 6(2): 66-77.
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