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Paying attention to the climatic conditions of Kashan and the mixing culture and art, has been common in the construction of houses and public buildings in this city since the past, which is no exception to the "door" of the building (as the most important part of the entrance). The buildings that have astonished visitors in the ancient monuments section of Kashan have once been the dwelling place of the people of this city. The problem we are dealing in this research : Typology and assessment of the condition of the doors in the residential areas of Kashan is the central part and how the process of making the doors changes and paying attention to its cultural and artistic function. The purpose of this research is to find out the process of door design change in residential areas, and to investigate the cultural and aesthetic functions of "doors" in Kashan, and finally to provide solutions in order to restore the cultural and artistic identity of doors in Kashan's architecture. The prevailing hypothesis in this research: It seems that in residential areas of Kashan, architecture and especially the entrance section of buildings ("doors"), over time has encountered a value fragile in terms of cultural and artistic function. The results showed that due to social, cultural, and political changes, and Traditional "doors" with artistic and cultural functions have been forgotten in the historical context of the city of Kashan or are not far from this path of decline, and in the best case if the traditional building is preserved, metal doors without artistic and cultural functions have been replaced it.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.52783/rlj.v12i02.4192

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