Aims and Scope


The idea behind Urban Planning and Sustainable Development is to answer the city problems concerns which may refer to a component or complex systems. The urban planning attempts to scale of the city structure, stipulate the requirements of quality of live, and propose methods and tools to implement the optimum environment resilience of a component or systems. Also, urban planning attempts to provide a mechanism to avoid an undesired development. The focus of this journal is on urban planning and sustainable development in several problems.


Domains of applications include a broad range of planning and sustainability scopes consisting of structural, urban, heritage, social, and spatial. Papers submitted to this journal could also be concerned about the most significant recent developments on the topics of city sustainability in urban planning. The journal also provides a forum where researchers can achieve information on relevant new developments in urban design, architectural solution, renovation and city evolution. We encourage the submission of manuscripts that make an authentic sustainability and planning contribution to a challenging quality of line.

Typical areas of interest could be listed as below:


  • ​Regional and Urban planning

  • Design of city space

  • Problems of historical city centers

  • Sustainable development

  • Social housing

  • Environmental legislation and policy

  • Ecosystems analysis and protection

  • Natural resources management

  • Waste management

  • Transport infrastructure

  • Air, water and soil pollution

  • Remediation and recovery of urban fabric

  • Geo-informatics and the environment

  • Environmental impact assessment

  • Heritage and tourism

  • Vernacular Urbanism

  • Heritage architecture and historical aspects

  • Evolution of historical sites

  • Public safety and security

  • Architectural modelling

  • Cities planning

  • Underground urbanism

  • Impact of noise and aesthetic to quality of life

  • Tourism and environment

  • Cultural heritage and architectural issues

  • Planning in less favorable areas

  • Regional economics

  • Utilities and networks

  • Energy resources

  • Education and health

  • Passive energy and effective construction

  • Smart technology in city management