Volume 1, Number 2 (2-2013)                   JIAS 2013, 1(2): 99-108 | Back to browse issues page


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Aminzadeh B, Dadras R. Cultural Regeneration of Qazvin Historical Texture Based on Urban Tourism. JIAS. 2013; 1 (2) :99-108
URL: http://jias.kashanu.ac.ir/article-1-105-en.html

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This paper is an attempt to present some strategies for regeneration of country historical textures that are worth of heritage and are in the center of urban discourse. In this regard cultural regeneration as the basis of theoretical discussion is considered. In this approach, culture is known as the main urban asset. The city of Qazvin with its worth historical context, potential for cultural attractions and tourist desirability, has the possibility of urban cultural development. Qazvin historical center while enjoying valuable historic buildings have been suffering from exhaustion due to inconsiderate actions of some local authorities and the ongoing process of decay. Thus, conservation and development as the most important aspects of urban regeneration should be considered in this city. The research method is descriptive and analytical, and is analysis the problem by reviewing the literature from one hand and the urban documents of Qazvin in regarded to the statement of problem form the other hand. The results of the study show that the main approach to solve the problem of historic center is to develop some plans which emphasis on both urban tourism and regeneration. In this respect, conservation and urban development as two complementary factors applied with the agent of cultural tourism, thus the development and conservation do not conflict with each other. The cultural tourism could be regarded as an effective tool for regeneration of historical textures. In a detailed study, some strategies for regeneration of historical texture of Qazvin based on the renewal of cultural events and historical buildings are presented.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/05/12 | Accepted: 2013/05/23 | Published: 2013/05/23

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