Cultural places have occupied a major role in most cities around the world, being a site for more than just economic interactions, but rather a cultivating agent for social and cultural growth. The Arab and Islamic cities have a proud history of cultural places, most of the times being the main core of the city, with urban development encompassing it, and till the present day these places are in the heart of most communities. This cultural event has its influence on urban spaces either generating them or causing a negative deterioration to it. The theme of the book is to present varies ideas about the relation between community culture and public space and in specific marketplaces. The collective researches introduced in this book, at hand deals with how the contemporary urban planning affected these places, drawing attention on different types of cultural places.
Mohamed Alaa Mandour
Prof. M Alaa Mandour: Professor of Urban Design and Architecture Head of Architecture Department at Helwan University. Prof. Ayman Wanas: Professor of Urban Design and Architecture, Arab Academy of Science and Technology and Maritime Transport.
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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Urban spaces, Festival spaces, culture, Community
ARCHITECTURE / General