5- Architecture and Urban development:

The role of simulation models and techniques in contemporary urban problems; the role of architecture and urban design in citizens' mental security; urban design and placemaking of defensible spaces; architecture and urban identity; urban design and the quality of urban spaces (visual joy, vitality and ..... ); readable city, concepts and requirements; interaction in virtual environments (cyber) and real environments (urban) in contemporary urban planning; the design of urban responsive environments; the design of urban social spaces (the formation of urban Plazas in line with promoting the level of social interaction among citizens); placelessness and its position in the contemporary urban planning system; pedestranization of spaces, the role of wall feature and entrance points of Mashhad in shaping the mental image of citizens and pilgrims; spatial capital concept in the structure of contemporary cities; development and competitiveness; urban design based on the concept of sustainable development; urban green spaces; squares design; construction and installation of national and religious symbols; play parks, installation of billboards, lighting, flowering and urban decoration; conservation of natural resources including recreational places, forests, mountains, ..., standardization of building facades and urban structures; artistic and friendly-architect physical development; preserving the peace of residential areas; psychology of healthy city, vibrancy and mental joy of urban symbols and artifacts.

6- Urban decay:

Reconstruction and renewal of urban decay; review of the experiences related to recondition and renovation of urban blights in the country; evaluating the successful experiences related to regeneration and renovation of world urban blights(with priority to the same conditions in Iran); knowing and providing solutions beyond regeneration and renewal of urban decays such as registered, lawful, legal, ownership, social - cultural and ...; investigate ways for empowement and participation of landowners, residents and investors in the urban decay; the study to provide financing resources for recondition and renovation of urban decays; analyze the necessity of establishing offices of neighborhood services in renewal and regeneration of urban decays; examine and explain the role of relevant organizations in reconditioning and renewal of urban blights.