Assessing the implementation of smart growth and New Urbanism principles in the master plan of Latakia city
Farah Nizam, Alexandru-Ionut Petrisor
Rezumat/Abstract. This research begins with a brief theoretical overview of smart growth and New Urbanism, as well as the principles that underlie each of these approaches. Next, a revision of the current master plan of Latakia city is conducted and complemented by an analytical study. The research then proceeds to evaluate the extent to which the master plan aligns with the principles of smart growth and New Urbanism. Then, conclusions and recommendations are presented in order to outline a master plan that incorporates the principles of smart growth and New Urbanism. One of the main results is that this research determines the percentage achieved by the master plan for both smart growth and New Urbanism principles.
Cuvinte cheie/Key words: smart growth, New Urbanism, master plan, development regulations, urban policies, sustainable cities
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