عنوان مقاله [English]
Miss attention to Sustainability basic of Iranian traditional architecture and various
effective impacts on it, has caused a declined and unsustainable body of urban fabric be
remained. Undoubted technological advances are necessities which are not deniable, but
this factor shouldn’t endanger our values in environmental sustainability Context – Base
on these forgotten strategies in sustainable residential environment should be recognized
and by upgrading them and considering present technologies, they can be used in
sustainable building design.
Up to now, architects have parallels to other scientist been trying to find new strategies
for providing a sustainable life for human beings. It is obvious that life, work,
recreation, rest and … all are activities which have been handled by architect in
designing spaces. Because the direct impact of building strength and weaknesses on
earth system, there has been a massive duty on architecture's shoulder.
Applying sustainability concept in architecture has opened new debate named,
Sustainable Architecture, Ecological Architecture, Green Architecture and
Environmental Architecture, which all have got the same meaning and refer to
architecture compatible to environment.
By concluding mentioned ideas it can be declared that sustainable design is one of the
most important contemporary streams which can be taken into account as a logical
response and reflex to industrial age problems. Sustainable architecture such as other
architectural issues has got its own specific principles, which can be defined in 3 stages:
1- Saving recourses.
2- Design as a tool to get back to life cycle.
3- Design for human.
Which all the above have got their strategies.
Studying desert cities of Iran, such as Yazd, Kerman and Kashan shows that physical
characteristic of historical and traditional part of cities is adoptable to recent scientific
findings. Besides, mentioned environmental coordination, is a product of a long process
of trial and errors which have been done during the time in designing and building the
Considering that the Iranian traditional architecture. In desert areas has got a strong
background, full of various aspect of sustainability, studying these characteristic can be
taken in to account in planning and designing nowadays. Therefore, in this article, by
studying traditional architecture from sustainability point of view and by considering
positive and adoptable aspects of present life style and by applying new technologies in
designing residential environmental, an opportunity is provided to keep on design more