Evaluation of urban energy resilience by measuring physical-spatial components Case study (Tehran District 2)

Document Type : Case Study


1 Department of Urban Planning, Islamic Azad university, Central Tehran branch, Tehran , Iran.

2 Department of Geography and Urban Planning, Islamic Azad university, Eslamshaher branch, Eslamshaher , Iran


During the recent decades, irreparable damage and casualties caused by the significant increase in the occurrence of natural disasters all over the world, the approach of resilience in the face of accidents and unexpected events in order to prevent the wastage of urban energy is a global issue facing city managers and a large part of Studies and research should be devoted to this. In fact, resilience is considered as a requirement for the sustainability of the urban system and is one of the critical infrastructures for sustainable urban development; A strategic look at it can increase sustainability in societies. On the other hand, the vulnerability of the metropolis of Tehran to unexpected accidents and incidents has increased, and various urban areas have faced numerous problems in the face of natural disasters and energy wastage. Unfortunately, despite the existence of many laws and regulations in the field of energy, in the construction industry, energy wastage is very high in our country. In this regard, this research aims to evaluate and analyze the resilience of urban energy, in terms of descriptive-analytical method and nature, and in terms of practical and developmental purpose, considering the research community including 30 urban experts with a non-probability targeted sampling method with A researcher-made questionnaire tool was taken and by reviewing the literature related to resilience and presenting a conceptual concept,


Volume 4, Issue 2 - Serial Number 2
March 2022
Pages 289-302
  • Receive Date: 14 July 2022
  • Revise Date: 28 October 2022
  • Accept Date: 02 December 2022
  • First Publish Date: 02 December 2022