Urban Resilience and City Infrastructure

The casestudy of the city of Baghdad

  • Sanaa Sati Abbas University of Technology
  • Sura Kassim Ameen تدريسية
Keywords: Resilience, Infrastructure


This paper aims to study urban resilience as an adaptive system in a complex dynamic world along with its ability to comprehend disorder, change and reorganization to conserve identity. Urban resilience can be understood through the interrelationship between people and nature as a source-ecological system. The case study is represented by analyzing (Edlayd City in Australia) in depending on resilience advantages in which optimized by a renewable resource, zero carbon, equity in distributing energy, active environment, sustainable transportation and investing natural materials. Hence, these advantages have been applied on (Al-Karkh Haifa Street) in Baghdad in order to develop its infrastructure by employing renewable resources such as energy, sustainable transportation, refuge recycling, water system and submit suitable solutions for sewage water.


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How to Cite
Sanaa Sati Abbas and Ameen, S. K. (2019) “ Urban Resilience and City Infrastructure”, Iraqi Journal of Architecture and Planning, 18(2), pp. 87-100. doi: 10.36041/iqjap.v18i2.488.
Urban and Regional Planning