عدد المشاهدات 72
Prof. MohammedShawqi Bin Ibrahim Makki
Vol (4), No. (1), 1432 / 2011
p.p. 1 – 29
The study focuses on the concept of caring for buildings maintenance and reserving them from demolition, with the trial to develop them to meet the inhabitant’s basic needs, by taking up their old schemes in the current and future housing strategies. This study was applied on Medina to show the importance and effectiveness of interest in the multiple sides in an integrated plan which aims at enhancing the level of constructional composition from the environmental, social and urban aspects, through renewal of old districts, utilization of new plan districts at the suburbs of the city, and the vacant districts which have no environmental, social or cultural value, in order to maintain the identity of the Islamic city and staying away from the application of individual models or being driven after merely material effects in managing housing crisis. “Bass” model for housing location was used to realize study’s targets, which took into consideration several parameters, the most important of which are: housing market, old buildings stock, number of new buildings, and inhabitant’s family structure.