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Analysis of the Al Safarat diplomatic quarters. Sustainable design principles


Analysis of the Al Safarat diplomatic quarters. Sustainable design principles


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von: Ytt Quaesitum Research

12,99 €

Verlag: Grin Verlag
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 20.08.2019
ISBN/EAN: 9783346000866
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 39

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Seminar paper from the year 2018 in the subject Politics - International Politics - General and Theories, , language: English, abstract: This research critiques the urban design guidelines of the Al Safarat Riyadh initiative, which bases on the indigenous Arab architecture of the Najd region, by application of the SWOT tool. Swot examines the strengths, opportunities, weakness, and threats synthesizing the four pillars of sustainability as qualifiers. The study finds the Al Safarat urban design principles to exhibit rudiments of sustainability, with strengths outweighing weakness. Heritage in the formulation of the Al Safarat urban design implies ability to examine one's own footprint and take necessary measures. What sets it apart is the acclimation of centuries of tacit understanding of the natural resource base is redefined through these structures of new artistic expression and technical excellence. Al Safarat— is a tangible expression of an intimately established sense of place clearly influenced by non-visible forces of Arab conviction, climate, tradition, religious focus, economic activity and political orientation that is in no place other.

With emphasis on sustainability and effectively a professional standpoint, the social disposition of the succeeding generations can be considerably predisposed, shaped or curbed by sheer creation of place. For itself, sustainable urban design is not simply a methodical way of crafting the precise configuration of space but it is to influence ecological conservation, social equity; preservation of culture and positively contributing to the economy. In this sense, sustainability rests largely in the formulation of sustainable urban design principles as regards relevance and enforcement.

Estidama is sustainability in the Arab perspective and Al Safarat is the location of concern. Although markedly unique in circumstance, it is with similar reason and enthusiasm to arrive sustainable practices fitting of desert distinctiveness. The very first urban design policies borrow foreign concepts and even result a heavy use of imported materials. By Royal decree, the Arriyadh Development Authority exerted change in urban design modules which led to more holistic approaches which impart the interests, sentiments and competencies of the Arab.
Seminar paper from the year 2018 in the subject Politics - International Politics - General and Theories, , language: English, abstract: This research critiques the urban design guidelines of the Al Safarat Riyadh initiative, which bases on the indigenous Arab architecture of the Najd region, by application of the SWOT tool. Swot examines the ...

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