Solmaz Yadollahi

Coordinator-PhD candidate, IGS Heritage Studies,BTU-Cottbus
Participates in 1 Session
Solmaz Yadollahi is an urban heritage conservationist. She is the coordinator of the IGS Heritage Studies PhD program at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg in Germany. During her PhD studies, she has been active as teaching assistant at the Urban Management Chair- Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning- BTU Cottbus. Currently, she is doing her PhD on ‘Iranian bazaar as public place’ at  IGS Heritage Studies, BTU Cottbus.
Her research area is living urban heritage management with a focus on public space, social sustainability and gender issues in historic urban areas.
From 2008 to 2012 she collaborated with the World Heritage Inscription Bureau at the Iranian Cultural Heritage Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) in preparing four successful World Heritage nominations. She has involved in several urban revitalization projects in Iran since 2005.
Recent publications:
In process of publication (in 2016): Yadollahi, Weidner, Integrating the factor of culture into the methodological framework for studying social sustainability in a historic public place, in: Going Beyond – Perceptions of Sustainability in Heritage Studies No. 2, Springer • Yadollahi Solmaz (2015) A reflection on methodological approaches of assessing and implementing social sustainability in historical public spaces, in: Perceptions of Sustainable Development of Sustainability in Heritage Studies, De Gruyter . • Yadollahi, S. Weidner, S. (2014) The influence of commercial modernization on public life in Iranian bazaars, Case study: Tabriz bazaar, in: proceedings of the City and Retail international conference at the Institute of Urban Development and Construction Management, University of Leipzig • Yadollahi, S. Weidner, S. (2014) Iranian bazaar as public space, case study of Tabriz bazaar, in: Rehab 2014 – Proceedings of the International Conference on Preservation, Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Historic Buildings and Structures, Portugal, Green Lines Institute, PP: 873-883 • Hanachi, Pirooz, and Yadollahi, Solmaz (2011) Tabriz Historical Bazaar in the context of change. In: proceedings of the 17th ICOMOS General Assembly Scientific Symposium on Heritage, driver of development, Paris, France, Dec. 2011, PP. 1024-1035

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