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نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
Deteriorated of buildings and neighborhoods is characterized by inequality between "services supplied by the fabric and current needs”. Urban deteriorated fabrics which host many residents are facing a critical situation. Urban deteriorated fabrics have been formed overtime and they are now surrounded by new technology and new urban development. Besides, such areas suffer some structural and functional deficiencies and thus they can’t meet the needs of their residents. Vulnerability of houses in deteriorated fabrics to earthquake is quite serious. Infrastructures of urban blighted areas are much less developed than the other parts of the city on average, and economic poverty deteriorated fabrics does not allow people to participate in and monitor the development process. Paying attention to deteriorated fabrics and their renovation and regeneration is of high important for sustainable development of cities. The main objective of this study is to explore potential capabilities of urban deteriorated fabrics. Reviewing some definitions of deterioration from an academic and legal perspective, this study also investigate the renovation of deteriorated fabrics as one of the considerable components in sustainable development. After a historical review of the renovation of global deteriorated fabrics, the renovation and pathology of urban deteriorated fabrics in Iran are taken into account. This study is a qualitative research in terms of research variables and the data used to this end, a descriptive-analytical. The research method is employed and the data are collected through field-documentary techniques. The independent variable is urban deteriorated fabrics and the dependent variable is renovation/rehabilitation of deteriorated fabrics. In this light, renovation/rehabilitation of deteriorated fabrics is taken as a tool to achieve sustainable development. Furthermore, based on a review of the literature, a model is proposed to achieve sustainable development using the proposed measures (renovation). The results show that there are some problems that can account for the failure of renovation measures and they can be explored at structural, institutional, and rational levels as the goals of sustainable development.