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Spatial development of the city of Aleppo during the period from 1920 to1949








The article is a part of the study considering the formation of the town-planning and volume-spatial structure of the city of Aleppo. For the first time, the features of the planning structure of the residential areas referring to the period from 1920 to 1949 are explored.The transition of Syria under the protectorate of France after World War I made it possible for the city to grow in accordance with the developed city planning documents of 1931-1938. The specificity of the phased formation of the space-planning structure of these territories during the period of the French Mandate is revealed. At this time, while the historical part of the city was preserved, its periphery received development. Despite the short period of the French influence, the layouts of the districts are notable for their diversity. The new planning structure demonstrates the tendencies of the western direction of town planning thought of the beginning of the XX century.


Zolotareva M. V. Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Ghaleb Bannoud Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

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