Green Infrastructure 2014 Group H - Case Study 5

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Name Darabad Valley
Country Iran
City Tehran
Authors Kianoush Suzanchi

Rationale: Why is this case interesting?

This site is the one of north-south Valley in Tehran Metropolitan. The Tehran placed in hilly area and seven river flow in it.

These rivers and their surrounded valley are the most important green infrastructure of Tehran.

I they managed and protected against of urban construction they could support an ecological network as green infrastructural basement

Author's perspective

what is your professional/educational background and your relation to the site?

I am Assistant Professor in faculty of Art and Architecture, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran. I have BSc in Horticultural science, MSc in Environmental Design and PhD in Environmental Sciences. Also I am working as Landscape architecture in private section and I am advisory member of Tehran city council environmental committee.

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Analytical drawings

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Green Infrastructure benefits for this site

Look again at the multiple benefits of green infrastructure - what could be achieved in your site and which are most relevant?

Potential for multifunctionality

Green infrastructure has typically multiple functions. What could be achieved for your site in this respect?

Projective drawings

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  • And how could it look like in 10-15 years?
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