New Cities And Community Extensions In Egypt And The Middle East: Visions And Challenges

June 14, 2018|
New Cities And Community Extensions In Egypt And The Middle East: Visions And Challenges by Sahar Attia
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This book seeks to push forward the boundaries of current practices and knowledge to embrace innovative solutions, novel approaches, and grounded technologies within realistic comprehension of economic risks and environmental implications. It investigates different scales and situations, various urban forms and morphology, and various localities and totalities. The book presents a platform of recent research, findings, and answers to pressing issues of building new cities and expanding existing ones in the Middle East and Egypt, within their ecological limits, formulating images, architecture, and public spaces to create liveable, working, and productive cities.

At the time of transformation, people continue to influence their habitat and beyond. While facing the compelling challenges of the present, innovative development poses itself as an inevitable response to future demands. In socio-economic disparities and environmental crises, innovation necessitates a mode of action to act responsibly in addressing issues in unconventional manners. The production of space becomes a responsibility towards the development of human resources, promoting their needs, capacities, and advancing a decent quality of life.

Dr. Sahar Attia, is a Professor of Architecture and Design. She has been the Head of the Department of Architecture at the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University 2013-2017. She has more than 35 years of extensive experience in academia and practice, aside of her teaching and research work at Cairo University, Dr. Sahar is the managin...
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Title:New Cities And Community Extensions In Egypt And The Middle East: Visions And Challenges
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:273 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:273 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:June 14, 2018
Publisher:Springer Nature
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319778747

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