Urban Integration of Historic Centers

  • Ibrahim Jawad kadhim
  • Mohammed Mahdi Hussein
Keywords: Urban Integration



Historic centers are considered one of the tangible forms of civilization in terms of depicting the extensions of the past. They form one of the intensively proposed controversies in the modern field in regard to the possibility of dealing with them, the objectives of development and conserving them as they represent the merge of the old and the new. This is manifested in the merger of contradictions and the changing value resulting from urban interference in order to link the historic centers with other parts of the city through linear streets that penetrate its urban structure and divide its urban texture, causing a common problem for most Islamic Arab historic centers.


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How to Cite
kadhim, I. J. and Hussein, M. M. (2018) “Urban Integration of Historic Centers”, Iraqi Journal of Architecture and Planning, 12(1). doi: 10.36041/iqjap.v12i1.171.
Urban and Regional Planning

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