E3S Web Conf.
Volume 91, 2019Topical Problems of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Environmental Economics (TPACEE 2018)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Environmental Architecture and Sustainable Urbanism|
|Published online||02 April 2019|
The environmental control of urban planning in the Syrian desert cities
1 Damascus University, Faculty of Architecture, Aljamarek St., 2040, Damascus, Syria
2 Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, Yaroslavskoye Shosse, 26, Moscow, 129337, Russia
* Corresponding author: muh,firstname.lastname@example.org
Analysis the changes on the city’s image of the traditional desert communities and the principles of urban planning in their cities as a result of technical and environmental changes which achieved in the modern era. It was concluded, that It was necessary to research and emphasize the concept of urban sustainability in overcoming the development problems in these cities by maximizing and activating the role of desert cities, revealing their development potentials and the best way to exploit them. It was concluded defining planning principles for desert cities adapted to the harsh environment, by examining the impact of the environmental content on the planning concepts of the Syrian desert cities (Palmyra city as an example), defining principles and criteria for environmental control in the planning of these cities and evaluating the existing planning of the traditional communities in the Syrian desert and the degree of its interaction with the surrounding environment.
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