Urban identity of Amman (A Dialogue between Tradition and Modernity)
Vlada Melnik, Ph.D.

The main problems of identity and planning in the modern Arab architecture are discussed, as exemplified by Jordan's capital city, Amman. The essence of the concepts is revealed in; tradition, integrity, morphology and association with urban principles in the design of modern Amman. Particular attention is paid to the ways of combining the historical and cultural heritage of Arab countries with the example of Jordan and their connection with modern directions in architecture that violate local identity.

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