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Department
Architecture
Research Interests
  • Rural Architecture, Vernacular Architecture and Contextualism

    Educational Space Designing

    History of Architecture

    Digital Architecture

    City Imaging (Theories and Practices)

Courses
  • 1. Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch. Courses)

    Research Methodology; Architectural Design Studio I and II; Islamic Architecture; Rural Architecture I and II; Survey and Documentation of Traditional Buildings, Technical English in Architecture.

    2. Bachelor of Urbanism (B.Sc. Courses)

    Basics of Architectural Engineering.

    3. Master of Architecture (M.Arch.Courses)

    Research Methodology; Technical English in Architecture.

Publications
    • Shojai Amir, Kaveh Fattahi and Suguru Mori, 2016, “Side setback areas vs. backyards in residential zones in Japan and Iran – A comparative study of behavior and perceptions towards setback spaces based on morphological dissimilarities, case studies of Shiraz and Sapporo”, 11th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia (ISAIA), Miagi, Japan.
    • Fattahi Kaveh, 2016, “Comparative study of Japanese and Persian Gardens: background theories and practices”, 5th session of Shesh Shosh Shesh Gusheh Panels, (in Persian), Shiraz: Iran. 
    • Fattahi Kaveh, Sanaz Haeri and Farzaneh Semati, 2016, “Reviewing Multisensory Theory to understand how to increase urban walkways’ Atmosphere”, 2nd National Conference of New Approaches in Architecture and Urbanism” (in Persian), Tehran: Iran.   
    • Pakshir Mahsa, Kaveh Fattahi, Roza Vakilinejad and Mahsa Shoaleh, 2016, “Urban Lost Spaces, reviewing the theories and universal practices”, 3rd International Conference of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban management, (in Persian), Tehran: Iran.  
    • Bonyani Fatemeh, Kazem Meamarzia, Amin Habibi and Kaveh Fattahi, 2016, “Architecture and Spatial Integration”, 3rd National Conference of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Urban Environment, (in Persian), Hamedan: Iran.
    • Bonyani Fatemeh, Kazem Meamarzia, Amin Habibi and Kaveh Fattahi, 2016, “Human, Machine and Recreation”, 2nd International Conference of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Economic Development, (in Persian), Shiraz: Iran.  
    • Dastan Faezeh, Kazem Meamarzia, Kaveh Fattahi and Mohammad Nikkar, 2016,                “Analyzing the impacts of experiencing exploration in children’s games on enhancing their learning and creativity”, 3rd International Conference of New Research Findings in Psychology and Education, (in Persian), Tehran: Iran.  
    • Dastan Faezeh, Kazem Meamarzia, Kaveh Fattahi and Mohammad Nikkar, 2016, “Analyzing the impacts of architectural spaces on enhancing learning and creativity”, 3rd International Conference of New Research Findings in Psychology and Education, (in Persian), Tehran: Iran. 
    • Maghsudi Zohreh, Mohammad Aliabadi, Kaveh Fattahi and Amin Habibi, 2015, “Studying and reviewing the place identity theories”, 3rd National Conference of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Urban Development, (in Persian), Tehran: Iran.
    • Amini Nafiseh and Kaveh Fattahi, 2015, “Reading the inscription of Vakil Mosque in Shiraz with a focus on verses 18-19 in Sura Tobe”, International Conference on Research in Engineering, Science and Technology, Istanbul: Turkey.
    • Chizfahm Daneshmandian Mahsa and Kaveh Fattahi, 2015, “Comparative Analysis of Green Areas in Different Shiraz Residentials to Define a New Criteria for Studying Urban Greening”, 51st International Society of Urban and Regional Planners (ISoCaRP) Congress, Amsterdam: Netherlands.
    • Nezamsadat Mohammad Javad, Kaveh Fattahi and Khosro Movahed, 2015, “Comparative Study of Qajarid and Contemporary Houses of Shiraz via Energy Intensity and Energy Efficiency Analysis”, National Conference of Architecture, Culture and Urban Management, (in Persian), Karaj: Iran.
    • Movahed Khosro and Kaveh Fattahi, 2013, “Traditional rural house an example of energy efficient building in Fars province of Iran”, Journal of Energy Education Science and Technology Part A: Energy Science and Research, Volume 31-3, pp.1745-1756.
    • Fattahi Kaveh and Khosro Movahed, 2013, “Zavareh Traditional Houses as Suitable Examples of Low Energy Architecture”, accepted in the 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Energy Information Technology (SEIT 2013), Halifax: Canada.
    • Nasimi Mohsen and Kaveh Fattahi, “Architecture and Eternality”, 2013, 1st National Conference of Persistent Building, (in Persian), Mashhad: Iran.
    • Khosro Movahed and Kaveh Fattahi, 2012, A Study on the Changes of Rural House Architecture in Fars province during last 50 years”, Journal of Housing and Rural Environment, Volume 2-141, pp. 37-50.  
    • Fattahi Kaveh and Hidetsugu Kobayashi, 2012, “Una nuova era; Cambiano i criteri per immaginare la città”, Journal of DIALOGHI INTERNAZIONALI 16, Rivista semestrale della Camera di Commercio di Milano, (in Italian), Milan: Italy.  
    • Monnavari Elnaz, Mohammad Parva and Kaveh Fattahi, 2011, “Modern Architecture of Iran in Pahlavi era and its encounter with Western Architecture”, National Conference of Structure and Architecture, (in Persian), Chalus: Iran.
    • Fattahi Kaveh, Hidetsugu Kobayashi, Kado Yukihiro and Ozawa Takeo, 2010, “Comparative Analysis of Cell programming in Evo-devo biology and Wayfinding in City planning as a Tool to Enhance Cities’ Legibility and Imageability”, 5th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia (ISAIA) by Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ), Kitakyushu: Japan.
    • Fattahi Kaveh and Hidetsugu Kobayashi, 2010, “Application of Information Technology to Enhance City Imaging Process”, 2010, International Conference on Innovation, Management and Service (ICIMS) by World Academic Press and Thomson Reuters, Singapore: Singapore.
    • Fattahi Kaveh and Hidetsugu Kobayashi, 2009, “Identifying Principals for Designing an Energic City”, Energy and Sustainability ‎‎2009 Solar IGERT Conference, Newark: United States. 
    • Fattahi Kaveh and Hidetsusu Kobayashi, 2009, “City Imaging after Kevin Lynch”, World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering (CSIE 2009) by IEEE Computer Society, Anaheim: United States.
    • Fattahi Kaveh and Kobayashi Hidetsusu, 2009, “City imaging in 21st Century”, 4th Conference of the Academic Society of Iranians in Japan (ASIJ), Tokyo: Japan.
    • Fattahi Kaveh and Hidetsugu Kobayashi, 2009, “New Era, New Criteria for City Imaging”, Journal of Theoretical and Empirical Researches on Urban Management (TERUM), Volume 4(11), pp. 63-72.  
    • Fattahi Kaveh and Hidetsugu Kobayashi, 2008, “Analyzing world evolution and its effects on urban design”, Journal of Theoretical and Empirical Researches on Urban Management (TERUM), Volume 3 (9), pp. 74-94.
    • Fattahi Kaveh and Hidetsugu Kobayashi, 2008, “New Communication Infrastructures Promoting New Criteria for City Imaging”, 44th ISoCaRP International Planning Congress, by International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISoCaRP), Dalian: China.
    • Fattahi Kaveh and other YPPs Profit group colleagues, 2007, “Profit for the People, the case study of Leftbank area in Antwerp”, 43rd ISoCaRP International Planning Congress by International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISoCaRP), Antwerp: Belgium.
    • Fattahi Kaveh and Saeed Akbari, 2006, “Principals of Designing River-Valleys as Green Corridors in Modern Cities”, CIB endorsed METU Postgraduate Conference by  International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, Ankara: Turkey.
    •  Fattahi Kaveh, Hamed Beyti Aydenloo and Saeed Akbari, 2005, “Pre-disaster Planning in Bam based on Federalism”, Sharjah Urban Planning Symposium (SUPS8) by Sharjah Directorate of Town Planning and Survey, Sharjah: United Arabs of Emirates.
    • Akbari Saeed, Kaveh Fattahi and Narcis Sohrabi, 2005, “Pre-disaster Planning: a need or an inevitable necessity in Bam city”, 1st International Conference of Disaster Management in Unexpected Accidents”, (in Persian), Mashhad: Iran.
    • Fattahi Kaveh and Seyyed Behshid Hoseini, 2005, “Study Philosophy of Nature Art in Formation of Temples in different religions”, National Congress on Nature in Oriental Art by Academy of Arts, (in Persian), Tehran: Iran.
    • Akbari Saeed, Fattahi Kaveh and Narciss Sohrabi, 2005, “Integrated Natural Disaster Management, Case study of pre-disaster planning in Bam”, International Conference of Iran’s Geosciences Organization, Tehran: Iran.
    • Fattahi Kaveh and Hamed Beyti Aydenloo, 2004, “Bushehr as an Energic City”, Sharjah Urban Planning Symposium (SUPS7) by Sharjah Directorate of Town Planning and Survey, Sharjah: United Arabs of Emirates.
Awards/Grants/Scholarships
  • Academic Session Award

Miagi, Japan (22 September 2016)

11th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia (ISAIA);

Paper title: "Side setback areas vs. backyards in residential zones in Japan and Iran – A comparative study of behavior and perceptions towards setback spaces based on morphological dissimilarities, case studies of Shiraz and Sapporo"

 

  • Best Paper Award

Tehran, Iran (5 September 2016)

3rd International Conference of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Urban Management,

Paper title:  “Urban Lost Spaces, reviewing the theories and universal practices”

 

 

  • 6th National HAREKAT Scientific Festival

Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology

Establishing ZIBAZYAFT Competition which has been awarded as one of five National Academic Competitions of Year (2014)

 

  • Routledge Poster Prize in the 42nd ISoCaRP Poster Competition

Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group) Antwerp: Belgium (2007)

Theme: “IT a Threat or an Opportunity for Traditional Cities”

 

  • Top Student Award and selection as Special Gifted Student

Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran (2005)

First rank among M.Sc. Students including M.Sc. thesis (2nd rank excluding M.Sc. thesis)

 

  • Master Degree’s National Entrance Examination Award

Ranked 2nd in Landscape Architecture and 4th in Architecture in Iran’s 2003 National Entrance Examination including inter-universities’ interview and drawing sketch exam (Overall ranking is 4 in Architecture excluding inter-universities’ exam according to Ministry of Higher Education)

(Selection based on grades, written exam, sketch and interview by Iran’s Ministry of Education)