Policies, Strategies, and Mechanisms of New Cities in Egypt

Esraa Osama Salem (1), Miran essam Monir (2)
(1) Lecturer, Architectural Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Egypt, Egypt,
(2) Lecturer Assistant, Architectural Department, October High Institute for Engineering &Technology, Egypt, Egypt

Abstract

The need to establish new cities emerged in the seventies of the last century in Egypt. The necessity emerged because of different reasons such as decreasing te pressure on greater cities and their infrastructure, creating new investments and job opportunities. Furthermore, it aimed to the rarefaction of the concentration of inhabitants around the narrow side of the Nile valley and its Delta. It even moved towards the vast desert in order to redraw the urban map of Egypt.

So, the success of these new cities is measured by how much people they attract to settle and their input to local income according to general policies and goals which could be achieved through several strategies and mechanisms.

Therefore, this research tries to discuss different policies in order to develop new cites, in particular, in addition to the efficient strategies and mechanisms which are necessary to decrease the consumption of resources and to achieve maximum benefits out of the available potentials.

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Authors

Esraa Osama Salem
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Miran essam Monir
Author Biographies

Esraa Osama Salem, Lecturer, Architectural Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Egypt

Lecturer, Architectural Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University

Miran essam Monir, Lecturer Assistant, Architectural Department, October High Institute for Engineering &Technology, Egypt

Lecturer Assistant, Architectural Department, October High Institute for Engineering &Technology

Salem, E. O., & Monir, M. essam. (2017). Policies, Strategies, and Mechanisms of New Cities in Egypt. The Academic Research Community Publication, 1(1), 16. https://doi.org/10.21625/archive.v1i1.115

Article Details

Received 2017-09-10
Accepted 2017-09-10
Published 2017-09-18

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