Biography: Dr. Shamin Golrokh is an Assistant Professor of Urban Design at the School of Urban Planning, University of Tehran, where she has been teaching since 2016. Before this, she was a lecturer at Shahid Behesti University, Iran for two years. Dr. Golrokh obtained a BSc in Architecture in 2004, an MSc in Urban Design in 2008 and her PhD in Urban Design in 2013, from Shahid Beheshti University. Her research focuses on understanding people’s perception and experiences of public spaces through qualitative methodologies. Furthermore, she follows the tactical and participatory paradigms in urban design practice.