Print ISSN: 2617-9547

Online ISSN: 2617-9555

Keywords : urban environment


Assesses The Green Infrastructure A proposed development plan for green infrastructure To the city of Kut

The Iraqi Journal of Architecture and Planning, 2017, Volume 16, Issue 2, Pages 74-87

The Problems increase dramatically day after day in cities and declining quality of life, Resulting the decline on ecosystems, To address the problems in an integrated manner infrastructure green concepts emerged in the nineties of the last century and spread throughout the world, but there seems to be lack of understanding of green infrastructure in Iraq, as well as the weakness of environmental awareness and the important role of biodiversity for human life, Therefore, the search is trying to address the knowledge gap of this concept, as well as the development of strategies for the development in the city of Kut, through an integrated a comprehensive approach and not as parts individually guidance of the concept of infrastructure Green to take advantage of the banks of rivers and water resources that most Iraqi cities by the fall, to take advantage of the water sources including in harmony with the principles of green infrastructure. The research found that there is a shortage and poor distribution of green areas in the city of Kut, not to take advantage of the city characterized by an abundance of water resources in the promotion of green areas and invested for the establishment of an effective green infrastructure site. Search integrated strategies for the development of green infrastructure in the city has also developed in line with the site and the privacy of the city of Kut..

Excesses to permissions and building codes and their impact on the urban environment in Baghdad City

The Iraqi Journal of Architecture and Planning, 2015, Volume 14, Issue 3, Pages 214-240

The spreading of the unregulated construction phenomenon in Iraq cities become a serious transgression of the regulations and legislation. The current master plan of Baghdad city no longer responsive to the actual needs of the city, It must be renovation to commensurate with the population growth and city development , so the research problem of this study states that: There are shortcomings in the existing laws and regulations that must keep pace with population, demographic and technology changes, legislation comprehensiveness and not tailored to the requirements of the laws and clauses are applicable, as well as the absence of the city townscape special controls. Based on these facts, the hypothesis of the present study is the importance of applying controls for construction legislation & cities master plan and not violating, by strengthening available means for the municipalities to limit the excesses, there are a number of promotive frames in long-term, and must be a quick and decisive decisions in short term.This study was conducted through a questionnaire survey for the technical staff involved in planning and the research concluded the extent of knowledge of those technical staff about the existence of the legislation and planning laws, their level, its comprehensiveness, its effectiveness, and the effectiveness of the procedures and the extent of its implementation and compliance with. At the end, the study makes recommendations and suggestions to improve the status.أصبح انتشار ظاىرة البناء العشوائي في مدن الع ا رق يشكل تجاو ا ز خطي ا ر للأنظمة والتشريعات، حيث ان المخطط الاساسي الحالي لمدينة بغداد الذي لم يعد ممبيا لمحاجات الفعمية لممدينة الامر الذي يجعل تحديث المخطط الاساسي ضرورة ليتناسب مع النمو السكاني والتطور الحاصل في المدينة.
تتمثل المشكمة البحثية في قصور القوانين والتشريعات الحالية لعدم مواكبتيا لمتغي ا رت السكانية والديموغ ا رفية والتكنولوجيا، شمولية التشريعات وعدم تفصيميا إلى قوانين واشت ا رطات وبنود قابمو لمتطبيق، وكذلك عدم وجود ض وابط خاصة بالمشيد الحضري لممدينة، وعميو كانت فرضية البحث ىي: أىمية تطبيق التشريعات الخاصة بضوابط البناء والمخططات الأساسية لممدن وعدم مخالفتيا من خلال تعزيز الوسائل المتاحة لدى البمديات لمحد من التجاو ا زت، وىناك عدد من الاطر التحسينية عمى المدى الطويل، ولابد من ق ا ر ا رت سريعة وحازمة عمى المدى القصير. اجريت الد ا رسة من خلال إعداد مسح إستبياني لمكوادر الفنية المشتغمة في العمل التخطيطي، اوستنتج البحث مدى معرفة ىذه الكوادر الفنية بوجود التشريعات والقوانين التخطيطية، مستواىا، شموليتيا، فعاليتيا، ومدى فعالية الإج ا رءات المتبعة ومدى تنفيذىا والتقيد بيا، وفي النياية قدمت
الد ا رسة توصيات واقت ا رحات لتحسين الوضع القائم.