Revitalizing City Districts : Transformation Partnership for Urban Design and Architecture in Historic City Districts

This book explores the consequences of change in the urban form, the amalgam of the urban space and buildings and on the processes leading to planning and design. Urban form and its fabric result from a multitude of individual interests, ideas and decisions which in turn result in specific and local...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Abouelfadl, Hebatalla (Editor), ElKerdany, Dalila (Editor), Wessling, Christoph (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2017, 2017
Series:The Urban Book Series
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book explores the consequences of change in the urban form, the amalgam of the urban space and buildings and on the processes leading to planning and design. Urban form and its fabric result from a multitude of individual interests, ideas and decisions which in turn result in specific and locally diverse spatial arrangements. These processes which are shaping our built environment are embedded in and determined by different contexts of political, cultural and social-economic norms and values. Urban development and the transformation of urban structures are triggered by technological innovations, laws and taxes, new behaviors or the impact of environmental conditions as well as other factors. Based on case studies from Egypt and the Middle East, together with some cases from Germany and Turkey, this book covers a wide range of change processes focused on historic and inner city districts
Physical Description:XV, 189 p. 107 illus., 83 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783319462899