Visual & Aesthetic Aspects & Elements of the City "Analytical Study of the Centre of Nablus"

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Ali Shaban Hussein Abdelhamid
Department of Urban Planning Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
Current Affiliation: 
Department of Architecture Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, An-Najah National University, Nablus. Palestine
Hani Khalil Farran
Preferred Abstract (Original): 

Analysing and evaluating the visual and aesthetic aspects in cities are considered amongst the important issues which urban planning and urban design aims at studying and including within the structural and physical city plans. Dealing with the visual and aestheticelements and aspects in the city helps to  achieve clean environment free from pollution through the provision of green spaces and areas, better economic earning resulted from the population and touristic attraction towards the esthetic areas and elements, as well as the psychological comfort (relax) of the people.  This study aims at dealing with the visual and esthetic aspects and elements in Nablus City Center, which has been selected as a study case throughout the research and analysis constraints and difficulties that negatively affect the visual and aesthetic appearance of this area. Then putting solutions and suggestions aiming at the development of the area based on scientific criteria involving all the visual and aesthetic influences on the city center, including the urban spaces, street furniture, architectural design, landscape, etc, as well as considering the interrelations among these elements, and therefore forming a clear and distinguished visual and aesthetic image for Nablus city. 

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