Volume 28, Issue 1 (6-2018)                   IJAUP 2018, 28(1): 83-90 | Back to browse issues page


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Semnan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Semnan, Iran
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The aim of evaluating and studying the creative city indicators of the city of Qazvin is to determine the creativity trend of this city during the past years and to recognize the dominant field of creativity for this city. Therefore, this study has tried to analyze the creative city indicators about the city of Qazvin by using “descriptive-analysis” method as well as applying secondary data, TOPSIS model, AHP model and SPSS software. First, 13 indicators have been collected to determine the creativity trend from2009 to 2015, then the current trend of creativity in recent years has been obtained using quantitative models. Regardless of the year 2009 and the years before that, the best rank belongs to 2013 with 0.3228 scores. Generally, the creativity trend has decreased with a gentle slope in recent years. In the following sections, within introducing the dominant field of creativity among the five investigated fields, this conclusion has been made that the city of Qazvin has potentials to move toward a creative city.

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Type of Study: Research Paper | Subject: Urban Planning
Received: 2016/09/11 | Accepted: 2018/01/22 | Published: 2018/02/28