Print ISSN: 2617-9547

Online ISSN: 2617-9555

Keywords : Urban Addition


The Urban Addition An Analytical Study of the Relation Between the Additive and the Origin in the Contemporary Urban Projects

The Iraqi Journal of Architecture and Planning, 2015, Volume 14, Issue 3, Pages 275-294

The research Explore one of the important topics that emerged from the contemporary urban
development policies, by adding new urban entities within the city fabric, which represented by the
urban addition, which appeared at different levels, evolved gradually with different contemporary
urban orientations, which began to call in at the beginning of the twentieth century to go back to the
inner-city and their historic city centers and addition to it in order to develop. the concept of urban
addition crystallized in many literatures that dealt with the relationship between the addition and
origin, and the process of creating a new integrated, interactive, and communicative with the existing
urban fabric, where the contemporary urban trends varied in its dealings with the Transition joint
between the addition and the original by finding the transitions boundaries or dissolves within the
fabric according to the value of that existing fabric (the origin), Whether it was historical, ecological,
functional, natural, cultural or other values, Accordingly the Research problem defined as;" The
Limits of the previous studies which is dealing with the mechanisms of the urban addition and
the forces governing the relationship between the addition and origin".
To deal with the research problem a theoretical framework has been built for the concept of urban
Addition, in general, and the relationship between additive and origin, in particular. The research
clarify the variation of additive types to the urban fabric, whether [conservative addition] within the
historic fabric that contains a high historical value, or developmental Addition within.modern fabric
characterized by the disintegrate and chaos, that you need to be organize through new urban
extensions.