Assessment of urban resilience; a case study of Region 8 of Tehran city, Iran


1 Department of Urban Planning and Design, Fine Arts Faculty, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran.

2 Department of Urban Planning and Design, Faculty of Architecture, Qazvin Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qazvin, Iran.


Resilience thinking, its approaches, vocabulary, and metaphors are rapidly becoming part of the terms of urban planning, and evidence of resilience thinking can be found at all levels of decision-making, ranging from transnational to local levels. This paper tries to assess the urban resilience in Region 8 of Tehran city, Iran, without considering any special disaster. Speci c attention in the paper is paid to analyzing indicators in assessment of urban resilience to nd suitable ones in the case study. After analyzing questionnaires, the rank of urban resiliency was 2.6, which shows Region 8 of Tehran is in a low position in case of urban resiliency.