Postmodern Urban and Regional Planning in Iraq

KnE Engineering / Postmodern Urban and Regional Planning in Iraq

The conference aimed to examine the status of Urban and Regional planning in Iraq during the Proliferation era of Postmodernism, in pursuance of grasping a cognitive and a scientific profile of the history of the contemporary Iraqi city.

Conference goals: Reiterating the interrelationship of planning sciences at the urban, regional, environmental, and physical levels, and their compound impact on the planning of the contemporary cities; highlighting the originality and identity of the Iraqi city in the face of foreseen and unforeseen challenges; stimulating the interaction between philosophical and theoretical dimensions of Planners and Architect’s premises of postmodernism; and advancing a planning and architectural vision to energize the physical state of affairs of the Iraqi city and to develop realistic urban development standards.

Conference date: 26–27 December 2017
Location: Baghdad, Iraq
Editors: Dr. Abdelwehab Alwehab, Dr. Amer Alkanani, and Dr. Adil Alnuaimi
Organizer: University of Baghdad
Sponsor: International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) and Iraqi Islamic Bank
Published: 3 May 2018
ISSN: 2518-6841