Towards a Refined New Concept of New Urbanism in Egypt

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  • Abeer Elshater Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, 1 Sarayat Street, Cairo, Egypt

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https://doi.org/10.21834/aje-bs.v3i8.292

Abstract

This paper introduces a method to apply the principles of New Urbanism on an Egyptian neighborhood unit. It extends to their relationship with the common dimensions of urban design. It proposes four objectives: a) Interpret the new concepts of New Urbanism, b) Cite principles of Urbanism and trends emanating from it, c) Discover the structure of the philosophical concept of urbanization and d) Design a matrix inventories the compatibility of the principles of New Urbanism and urban design dimensions. Finally, the matrix tests the combination of the principles and the dimensions in a traditional Egyptian urban fabric, Basilica Church Plaza.

Keywords: New Urbanism; Urban Design; Urban Design Dimensions; Behavioral Dimensions; PRAV.

eISSN 2514-751X © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

https://doi.org/10.21834/aje-bs.v3i8.292 

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Published

2018-05-23

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Elshater, A. (2018). Towards a Refined New Concept of New Urbanism in Egypt. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies, 3(8), 205-220. https://doi.org/10.21834/aje-bs.v3i8.292

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