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Why did 2A Magazine decide to make out “Paragon City”?
Urban developments can be defined in different contexts, with different approaches, and can affect people’s lives in several ways. Various tools, including urban design, urban planning, architecture, social and economic science, urban management, etc., should be used together to make the potentials of the city bloom and help reinforcement of the strengths and inhibition of the weak points.
The aim of the 2A Magazine of introducing the Paragon City is to create a cycle for upgrading cities’ situation. On one hand, the cities that are suitable for defining as Paragon City will be announced globally and this will help their branding and make their development easier. In the long-term, this will lead to create a competition between cities, to gain Paragon City title and for that aim, the title and for that aim, they will try to improve the city in every urban dimension and developments. On the other hand, by studying the characteristics of prominent cities, we can obtain the patterns to solve other similar cities’ problems.
Paragon city has been considered as an ideal reference to help urban designers and planners to take steps in the way that help the city to flourish and solve its problems. Paragon City is an urban interaction forum, which works by the participation of creative designers, urban management institutions, municipalities, and other related organizations. In this forum, we seek solutions to the most complicated urban problems and ways to answer people’s needs in responsive and cost-effective forms.
The results of living in such Paragon City are helping the citizens of those cities to become more peaceful, less stressed and as a result, avoid dissipation of their creative energy and allow them to live in more positive, loving, and innovative ways. In such a city, every part of the society in every age group can have the opportunity to grow and Flourish.
Urban planning and design are part of the tools for leading the urban developments and solving urban problems on different scales, including metropolitans to towns and villages. One of the central aims of using these tools is to attain the art of creating places. Urban design and planning can help city leaders to take steps in the path of sustainable development. Urban design and planning can clarify the path to create a balance between the goals and visions of a district, and its resources and restrictions, by affecting and being affected with different urban dimensions such as formal, economic, social, and environmental. They also create a scaffold for the alliance between the local governments, the private sector, and the community.
The 2A Magazine introduces an initiative “Paragon City – Urban Interaction Forum “or Center for Studies of Urban Development & Well Balanced” to create an improved in-habitat for inhabitants from all over the world. With this, we establish a framework that helps leaders make over the vision into an accomplishment, using space as a significant source for development as well as engaging stakeholders along the way. To move towards the idea of paragon city, we need designers with brilliant minds, who can present the solution for solving complicated urban problems.
Paragon city is a major, modern city that combines the past with energy and liveliness. in “Paragon City”, architecture, public space, sustainability, social justice, transportation, and other features of city life are working together to create a space that willfully addresses every urban issue and their citizen’s needs.
The vision of paragon city is to create an “urban interaction forum” to present a framework for recognizing and introducing cities all over the world, in the format of Paragon City. The 2A Magazine intends to make people around the world aware of the existence of such cities, by introducing them. This can lead to developments in those cities and clarify them as an ideal model for similar cities to move forward to the situation that can make them introduced as Paragon City. In the next steps, it can help cities to solve their problems, by offering them the patterns and criteria of Paragon cities. This can also make a competition for development between cities.
Paragon City goals as urban interaction forum
- Presentation of valuable characteristics, And to provide a specific profile for the cities by registering them as Paragon City
- Registering the status of the cities based on their categories and publishing those cities as independent references.
Creating a unique space where individuals can share their experiences and knowledge in city management, is one of the main goals of Paragon City Urban Interaction Forum. These experiences can be in different fields, such as environment, transportation, safety and security, and other social, economic, and cultural issues.
This forum is a new approach of sharing and communication for city management organizations and also municipalities worldwide in terms of using city space as a significant source of well-balanced living and more positive and peaceful, kinder, more loving, and more innovative ways.
Presentation of Diverse and Significant Cities around the Globe in 2A Paragon City
Recognition of the valuable cities in the world implements based on the previously published definition and parameters of Paragon City.
The prominent list of paragon cities will be provided every year and be declared globally as a unique reference of the “Urban Interaction Forum” across the Globe. The list can be the key for identifying the most valuable cities as Paragon City.
Note 1: researches and studies over Paragon City can be done on different scales including neighborhood units, part of the city, city, and metropolitan areas.
Note 2: for evaluating submitted cases, defined qualities will get suitable coefficients for each category. The cases will be scored in every quality and by applying the coefficients, the final scores will be calculated. In each category, the cases that gain the highest scores will be announced as Paragon City.
Note 3: Upon approval of an applicant, he will receive the membership of Paragon City.
Note 4: All members of Paragon City [Urban Interaction Forum] will receive the membership certificates, and in the next stage, members can submit and introduce their cities and propose for reviewing their case to select as Paragon City. After a city being selected by the organizing committee, they can order the symbolic sign and memorial boards.
Note 5: Influential and innovative designers in Paragon City can also receive certificates when applying.
Note 6: The members of Paragon City- Urban Interaction Forum will be introduced at the annual ceremony.
Why do City Management Organizations and Municipalities need to apply for Membership?
It is indeed a prestigious and unique global opportunity for cities all across the world to enrich and expand their urban knowledge and vision through the profound, in-depth, and fascinating exchange of ideas from different parts of the world influenced by multiple cultures, customs, traditions, beliefs, inventions, themes, and experiences.
Paragon City is a forum that facilitates professional interaction among membered cities about the new endeavors of making well-balanced living in multidimensional growth and progress. Also, it is about exploration and discussion of the major accomplishments of the cities.
Special Veneration and City Memorial Board
Note 1: Paragon City’s participants can order the Special Veneration and City Memorial Board.
Note 2: When applicants got the membership, they will be considered as applied for special veneration and will be committed to order special veneration and cover the costs, if their case has been selected as Paragon City.
Note 3: “Special Veneration and City Memorial Board” will be presented to the Paragon City’s participants when they get approved based on desired qualities for evaluating Paragon City.
The other professional services for members which will be presented by Paragon City [Urban Interaction Forum] are:
- All the cases (in the scale of neighborhood unit, part of the city, city or metropolitan area) that are eligible to get the membership of Paragon City [Urban Interaction Forum] will be evaluated and rated by an arbitration group including 7 professionals. The average score will be determined and published and the cities will receive a certificate which shows their rate in a professional assessment.
Note: The city rate will act as a source for introducing and promoting the city at the international level and will be published in creditable media, especially in tourism fields.
- Organizing at least one professional webinars in a year
Note: the mayors who are interested to approach the webinars will invite as a member of the webinars when they declare their specific viewpoints for sharing worldwide.
- Publishing the major accomplishments of the cities in 2A Magazine and the website
- The video and clips of the mayor’s lectures will be shown on 2aincorp.com
- Members of the Paragon City [Urban Interaction Forum] will be introduced in the annual paragon city ceremony and official representatives will receive the certificate.
- The prominent list of Paragon City will be shared with other international media for publishing and announcements.
- The viewpoints, performance, and professional feedback of the cities and experts as a member of the Paragon City will be published, reflected, and prompted in 2A Center for Architectural Researches & Developments
Paragon City will have an educational value as well by defining the ultimate conditions and standards for all members of society, and it will inspire everyone to learn, recognize, and eventually adopt standards for their respective cities.