Redefining Static and Dynamic Spaces Genius integration in Historic Cairo
Keywords:Open space, urban space, static and dynamic spaces, Historic Cairo
Streets of Historic Cairo are the main essence to constitute a significant community that is reputable by intimacy and provides a pleasure to walk in urban spaces. The monumental town which remained consistent hundreds of years is now seriously threatened by its rapid socio-cultural change. The degree of enclosure, thickness of walls, wideness of openings in the space boundaries, and the nature of activities are all factors to assure either the static or dynamic state of an urban space. An observation study aims to discover how genius is integration of variations of static and dynamic spaces suits behavioral needs.
Keywords: Open space; urban space; static and dynamic spaces; Historic Cairo.
eISSN 2398-4295 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.