A Review of
Department of Architecture, Birjand Branch, Islamic Azad University, Birjand, Iran
Abstract—This study focuses on the analysis of the successful prefabricated systems in housing in Iran. Amongst the most important factors influencing the success of prefabricated systems in Iran are the weight, high assembling speed, resistance against earthquakes, being economical, quality control and system’s flexibility for architectural plans.. In this paper the localized version of Cob, adaptable to Iranian housing system, is introduced for the first time. This paper is a study on Cob semi industrial system and Architectural- structural specifications. In introduction, author has considered history of house prefabrication house and analyzed Cob System.
[Reza Mirzaei . A Review of Successful Housing System in Iran and the Introduction of Cob as a New Alternative in Iran’s Industry. J Am Sci 2012;8(10):180-184]. (ISSN: 1545-1003).http://www.jofamericanscience.org. 27
Keywords: Constructional open system, prefabricated, Cob, the industrial production, semi-industrial production. Full Text 27