Decentralization in Central Business District of City by Land Use Pattern Alteration to Promote Pedestrian Movement through Urban Design Strategies Case Study: Sabzevar City, Iran
Ehsan Amini1, Setareh Oruji2

1Ehsan Amini, Research Scholar in Urban and Regional Planning, School of Planning and Architecture, University of Mysore, Mysore.
2Setareh Oruji, Lecturer in Azad University, Tehran

Manuscript received on 18 April 2018 | Revised Manuscript received on 27 April 2018 | Manuscript published on 30 April 2018 | PP: 70-77 | Volume-7 Issue-4, April 2018 | Retrieval Number: D5349047418/18©BEIESP
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Abstract: Cities are perhaps one of humanity’s most complex creations, never finished, never definitive. They are like a journey that never ends. Their evolution is determined by their ascent into greatness or their descent into decline. They are the past, the present and the future. Cities in developing countries like Iran are facing some of the concern are: motor vehicle congestion and urban growth. However, the concern in cities like Sabzevar is that this growth is far more rapid (especially increasing day by day motor vehicle). Like many urban processes the spatial nature of these problems is self-evident. In order to solve urban mobility problems, this work aims to clarify urban land use changes of the CBD in a city. Sabzevar city is selected as the study area, because due to excessive focus of attractive land use, functional differentiation is developed as a result of rapid urban growth. In this paper, the authors analyse patterns of land use in CBD and examines the relation between these patterns and the movement of population.
Keywords: Decentralization, Traffic Congestion, Changing Land Use Pattern, Sabzevar City, Pedestrian Movement, Vehicle Movement.

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