Print ISSN: 1681-6900

Online ISSN: 2412-0758

Keywords : Sustainable urban design strategy

The Role of Technical Growth Poles in Achieving the Dimensions of Sustainable Development of Cities (City of Basra as Model)

Sana Sati Abbas; Lubna R. Alazzawi

Engineering and Technology Journal, 2013, Volume 31, Issue 5, Pages 87-109

Most modern studies in the field of the city development and restructuring its physical condition are oriented toward the principals of sustainability in building up strategies for future development.
This research adapted this principal as a starting point by adapting the technical growth pole as a sustainable urban strategy.
The research goes through the available literature review, which studies this issue, analyzing many international examples in order to deduce some principals which can be applied as a long term strategic tools fit for application in Basra being a future development pole in Iraq.