- Published: July 2012
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The Inner City Redevelopment in Building Urban Public Spaces. Edition No. 1
- Published: January 2012
- 132 Pages
- VDM Publishing House
The focus of this research is to further understand the issues surrounding urban design and planning of urban public open space in Addis Ababa, as Addis is one of the largest cities in Africa, with a huge concentration of people and resources, has suffered from many social and environmental problems. Among these problems, Shortage of quality & Standard public open spaces threaten the microclimate situations, health of the citizens and aesthetic quality of the city. Since 1998, inner city redevelopment policy/LDP/ has gradually become a relevant approach for addressing the ever pressing problems in Addis Ababa. Together with the emergence of new peripheries, inner-city areas affected by deterioration due to the failure of programs in relation to open spaces provisions in the past decades have been the object of study and actions. Thus, this research concludes that the Redevelopment/LDP/ programs are not playing crucial role in building public open spaces in the study areas as per the intended expectation. Finally, this research recommends “Start Planning and Design of Built Environment (areas supposed for redevelopment /LDP/) with Public Open Spaces” so as to have quanity, quality
Bar?? ERGEN was born in Ankara/Turkey in 1980. He graduated from Mimar Sinan University in 2003; and then he got master degree from Y?ld?z Technical University in August 2006. In September 2006 Prof. Dr. Kai TOBIAS accepted Bar?? ERGEN as Doctorate Student. He got “Doktor der Ingenieurwissenschaften” (Dr.-Ing) degree in 2010.
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