Use of temporary interventions to reclaim neglected urban spaces

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أ.د. أسماء محمدحسين المقرم
سارة كامران احسان مصطفى


The research deals with one of the urban problems facing cities, namely the existence of neglected urban spaces that need to be activated , These spaces give a negative image of the city, is not conducive to life and social interactions or the city has a one distinctive urban experience, leading to a reduction peoples' confidence in revisiting of those areas, hinder the rest of the activities in that region . Because these spaces are of the basic components of the city and give it its identity through the elements and entities that constitute it  , The idea of research emerged in the reclaiming of these spaces within contemporary urban trends and the activation of  flexible  , short-term and inovation for that purpose within the fabric of the city. The research problem : (The need to clarify the nature of urban physical interventions contributing to the activation of neglected urban space)  For the purpose of solving the problem of research, a method is required consisting of several stages, first: to identify the types of temporary interventions adopted in the neglected spaces, second: selecting which contributed to the activation of space through a practical study on an elected sample (Khader Elias region)Keywords: reclaiming , temporary intervention, types of temporary interventions, objectives of temporary intervention

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