Formal Transformation in Urban Context

Analytical Study to the Formal Transformation in Urban Context

  • Wahda Shuker Al-Hinkawi
  • Maha Haki Haki
Keywords: Formal Transformation in Urban Context


 Many researchers interest directed to study the urban context as one of important concept to

achieve temporal and spatial continuity in urban environment and link the building with neighboring. The paper deals with urban context as:-

integral contain apposes clear orders and also statue procedural definition it is contain of potential and outstanding orders which instituted from joined parts in urban fabric, linked together in potential relations and bear urban and cultural values posses formal conduct, coinciding functional and rotating and bear association deliberative meanings the potential in shared between the parte and the whole and the outstanding in formal properties and vision for elements which undergo for natural and coactive transformation on the two dimensional and three dimensional level. The outstanding order represents visual formal for urban context and the potential order represented in whole and partial syntax properties behind visible phenomena. The research confirm upon studying the transformation in formal properties within the urban context by subtract ideas, studies of transformation in formal properties on the level of the whole or part within the urban context , with this prospective the paper problem determined as: There is no obvious conception about transformation nature in formal properties of urban context The paper hypothesis" the transformation in formal properties within the urban context at the level of whole causes the formal transformation in properties at the level of parts. was tested in real urban context represent by Ancient Damascus City inSyria as one of the

important urbanite and heritage element which has different type of context and it crouch to economic ,society and physics conditions.


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How to Cite
Al-Hinkawi, W. S. and Haki, M. H. (2009) “Formal Transformation in Urban Context”, Iraqi Journal of Architecture and Planning, 8(1). doi: 10.36041/iqjap.v8i1.384.
Urban Design