Education Journal

Special Issue

Interdisciplinary Researches in Environmental Design Education

  • Submission Deadline: 1 February 2015
  • Status: Submission Closed
  • Lead Guest Editor: Reza Naghdbishi
About This Special Issue
The monograph of ‘Interdisciplinary Researches in Environmental Design Education’ is focused on study of quality of relationship among the structural elements of sciences and arts and training of environmental design. This special subject is intended to improve the methods, organizing experiences, and the possibility for exploration into the new approaches toward application in the educational field of environmental design. The result of interdisciplinary researches in this area may highly contribute the instructors of environmental design to create more human-driven and responsive spaces by employing these achievements. The interrelated discipline with training of environmental design may cover various fields of several disciplines including psychology, sociology, cross-cultural studies, environmental psychology, behavioral – environment studies, environmental sciences, the common area among environmental design and other arts etc. The proposed essay should be able to provide a common expression from a discipline that is intended to be linked with subject of environmental design and education. Similarly, it should refer to applied and executable results in the environmental design workshop (atelier) and accompanied with some examples and types of experiences. Likewise, this paper should possess high standard characteristics in terms of scientific quality and include original features from the latest studies and researches.
Lead Guest Editor
  • Reza Naghdbishi

    Department of Architecture, Faculty of Art and Architecture, Roudehen Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Guest Editors
  • Maryam Cheshmehghasabani

    Department of Art and Architecture, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

  • Hamed Kamelnia

    Department of Architecture and Urban Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

  • Homa Hedayat

    Department of Urban Design and Planning, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Iran

Published Articles
  • Placing of Environment- Behaviour (E.B) Studies in Training of Environmental Design in Iran

    Reza Naghdbishi , Hamid Naghdbishi , Sepehr Adibzadeh

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1-2, February 2015
    Pages: 16-21
    Received: 28 January 2015
    Accepted: 28 January 2015
    Published: 14 February 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/
    Abstract: The present article is intended to interpret the state and position of Environment- Behavior (E.B) studies in architectural training in Iran (Contemporary era) in order to examine the status quo along with expressing the deficiencies in the path of prediction of future measures as an interdisciplinary approach. On the other hand, the analysis of th... Show More
  • The Qualitative Approach toward Education of Environmental Design

    Somayyeh Bitaraf , Reza Naghdbishi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1-2, February 2015
    Pages: 10-15
    Received: 6 January 2015
    Accepted: 8 January 2015
    Published: 14 January 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/
    Abstract: The subject of the present research is the analysis and evaluation of effects in way of separation, companionship, and bordering the private, semi- private and public areas within the collective settlements with focus on way of creating a livable setting. The field studies signify that the primary principles and fundamentals of architecture and urb... Show More
  • The Research-Led Pedagogy in Contemporary Planning Education

    Bing Chen

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1-2, February 2015
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: 6 October 2014
    Accepted: 21 October 2014
    Published: 22 November 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/
    Abstract: This paper aims to explore the research-led pedagogy in contemporary planning education. A case study was conducted in the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, to show a range of teaching and learning methods which aimed to embed research into the academic experience, thereby facilitating students’ active le... Show More