The Green Network Panoramic Vision

Erbil City as a Case Study ‎

Keywords: Green Network, Greenways, Urban open space, Green Network Components, Green Network indicators


Most cities worldwide suffer from the unequal distribution of urban areas and country areas around them and the growth of dangerous environmental issues. One of the primary causes of the imbalance is the continued expansion of building blocks and urban development against the open spaces and green areas either in or out of cities. Furthermore, the natural landscape, in general, has a significant impact on protecting the climate from rising temperatures and pollutants. So the aim of this research is to identify a panoramic vision of a green network and get to ‎use sustainable land in a strong and socially solid society. ‎ As a result, the research problem reads: there is dispersion and disintegration in urban open space planning and its development. To solve the research problem, a hypothesis is proposed stating that “the absence of a panoramic vision of green networks and disconnection with the surrounding region is one of the most important causes of dispersion in those spaces”. Erbil city is one of the Iraqi cities in the northern part, was chosen as a case study to examine the green network components or elements. The results showed that Erbil has many aspects of the green network. This study offers some suggestions to fulfill the missing parts of it.


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Author Biography

Seema K. Alfaris, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Tishk International University, Erbil, Iraq

Seema khalid is an assistant lecturer in Tishk international university , finished her MSc in Urban and Regional Planning at Centre of urban and regional / Baghdad University, Baghdad/ Iraq , 2016-2013 . And BSc Architectutre  at College of Engineering/ Baghdad University, Baghdad/ Iraq , 2013-2007. Her reserch interests are Urban and regional planning, urban design, Landscape design, city planning, Sustainable development, Heritage and historical buildings and sites.


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