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Gharakhlou M, Abedini A. The Assessments of Challenges, Problems and Success of the New Towns: New Town Sahand. MJSP. 2009; 13 (1) :165-191
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-21-7740-en.html
1- University of Tehran,Tehran, Iran
2- Ph.D. Student in Geography and Urban planning, University of Tabriz, Iran
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This paper investigates assessments of challenges, problems and Success of Sahand new town with attention to its established purposes. Increasing urban population, large cities have been faced abundant problems and new towns have been located and constructed in hinterland of large cities in purpose of attracting their additional population. Sahand new town has been established in hinterland of Tabriz for decreasing of its population, economic, social and spatial problems. So, Sahand new town hasn’t been decreased problems of Tabriz and it hasn’t been achieved its purposes. Economic employment of new town is based on industry and university of Sahand; unfortunately, industry and university hasn’t had efficient impacts in this new town. Therefore Sahand has been faced abundant economic, social, spatial and planning problems.
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Received: 2007/10/29 | Accepted: 2008/04/12 | Published: 2010/03/11

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