Natural and Human Urban Form Insdicators: Decision-Making and the Natural Environment Dialectic in Sustainability
Nada Mohammed Abid1, Ahmed Adnan Saeed2, Saad Fuad Ghaidan Al-Beyaty3
1Nada M. Abid, Department of Center of Urban & Regional at the University of Baghdad.
2AHMED ADNAN SAEED, Department of Planning and Feasibility Study Department in Anbar University.
3Saad Fuad Ghaidan Al-Beyaty, Department Building & Construction Engineering University of Technology- Baghdad.
Manuscript received on 14 April 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 18 May 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 May 2019 | PP: 2789-2795 | Volume-8 Issue-1, May 2019 | Retrieval Number: A1833058119/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: The study consists of both the patterns of land use composition, spreading and distribution of “Khalidya city” in Anbar Province, Iraq. Regarding the generation of slums with endemic mismanagement of in the city of Al Khalidya, the pattern of landuse needs urgently to be studied and then problems which arise from improper planning can be identified in order that the development of a strategic optimum application can take place. The objective of the study is to identify natural and administrative contexts in shaping the urban form of City of Al Khalidyah indicators that influence property use, such as natural, human variables and spatial interactions and to provide combinations and reasons for land use, economic social and utilities feedback in the area under the study Indicator influence in context of natural growth and planning decision-making was calculated using the SPSS software. The model’s input was focused on information sources: field studies, immediate interviews with individual’s municipal decision makers and the Governorate’s Directorate for Urban Planning. The development of Khalidiyah has largely been focused on natural contexts (economic and social), with a view to only addressing the residential crisis, whilst all facilities and utilities have been overlooked with no concept of sustainability, together with the usage of natural and human capital The city plan highlights the failure to utilize agricultural areas, prospective tourism, and renewable sources as well as environmental and economic tasks.
Index Terms: Natural Context, Urban form, Administrative Decision, System
Scope of the Article: Decision Making