National Strategy Document on Revitalising, Upgrading, Renovating and Enabling Deteriorated and Underutilised Urban Fabrics

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National Strategy Document on Revitalising, Upgrading, Renovating and Enabling Deteriorated and Underutilised Urban Fabrics Approved on 7 September 2014 prepared by The Ministry of Roads and Urban Development (Urban Development and Revitalisation Organisation) in coordination with The Ministry of Interior and the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organisation Based on Article 16 of the Law on Supporting Revitalisation, Upgrading, and Renovation of Deteriorated and Underutilised Urban Fabrics, and approved by the Honourable Cabinet by virtue of Article 138 of the Constitution. Aim at securing the collaboration and participation of all relevant agencies in the process of sustainable regeneration of urban Read More …

From Shelter to Regenration: Slum Upgrading and Housing Policies in the Islamic Republic of Iran 2014

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From Shelter to Regeneration: Slum Upgrading and Housing Policies in Islamic Republic of Iran Pooya Alaedini and Farzin Fardanesh Published and distributed by Urban Development and Revitalisation Organisation PO Box: 19395-4339, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran First Published: 2014 ISBN: 978-964-8921-09-0 Price: US$79.95 Disclaimer: The authors are responsible for the choice and presentation of the facts contained in this publication. Opinions expressed are not necessarily reflective of any official Government position. Designations employed do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city, authority, or boundary delimitation. Reproduction of the text is Read More …

Slum Upgrading Index (SUI) 2015 – Dr. Mozaffar Sarrafi

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 1. Presented by: Mozaffar Sarrafi, PhD. Alireza Mohammadi & Nasibeh Hashemi Iranian Urban Development & Revitalization Corporation In the Name of God 3rd Meeting of “RSUWG” 29 Nov – 1 Dec 2015, Tehran Slum Upgrading Index ( SUI ) 2. On Slum Upgrading Index: 1. Urban poverty: A global & Asian challenge 2. The necessity to upgrade slums 3. Our understanding of slum upgrading 4. Fields of intervention for slum upgrading 5. Review of experienced global and local indices 6. Contextualizing “CPI” for slum upgrading evaluation 7. Conclusion: “SUI” components & composition