The Relation between Spatial Organization of the City and Its Function

  • Wahda Shuker Al-Hinkawi
Keywords: Spatial Organization of the City


The city , is one of the expanded and most complex systems that the human beings

ever known, as it exist through continuous development and changing process through

time. Each generation extends substitutes , re-arranges and adopts what it inherits

before passing with to the new generation, therefore the city can be called ina

moment of time as a group of dynamic processes more than being constant facts. The

city is a product ofa large number of resolutions within its reality, having the small

and large measurement to be connected with the social structures and ideological

constructions of its occupant, that community creates over time, but remains obscure

to the individuals at any moment The obvious similarity of the cities urban structures overtime and in different parts of the world, indicates to the existence of main types of spatial organization, beyond different structures, which refer to the possibility of building theoretical concepts regarding a spatial theory of the city, through gaining access to the basic logic in creating the physical structures of the city•more over to explain the relation

between the city form and its function


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How to Cite
Al-Hinkawi, W. S. (2009) “The Relation between Spatial Organization of the City and Its Function”, Iraqi Journal of Architecture and Planning, 2(2). doi: 10.36041/iqjap.v2i2.409.
Urban Design