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The role of physical quality in enhancing cultural values of public space in Tripoli, Libya

Awaz, Adell Salem Emhemed and Latif, Eshrar 2020. The role of physical quality in enhancing cultural values of public space in Tripoli, Libya. Presented at: Culture in Urban Space 2020, Malmö, Sweden & Copenhagen, Denmark, 3-7 February 2020.

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Abstract

This study examines how the qualities of urban public space contribute to creating successful cultural urban spaces in Tripoli, Libya. Specifically, this study focuses on defining the physical qualities of streetscapes that in enhance socio-cultural qualities of urban spaces. In order to do so, the study examines how residents perceive the physical qualities that support their socio-cultural desires. Sixteen attributes have been chosen on the basis of a literature review. This study utilizes a mixed approach and data collection and analysis. The literature review and questionnaire surveys were adopted to answer the research questions. The results of this study suggest that there are five key features of public space when it comes to enhancing the cultural values of Libyan society. This study adds to the knowledge concerning the potential of the physical qualities to support the cultural values of public spaces.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Status: Unpublished
Schools: Architecture
Date of Acceptance: 1 January 2020
Last Modified: 11 May 2020 11:30
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/131527

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