Urban and Regional Planning

Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018

  • Conceptualizing the Co-Existence of Formal and Informal Institutions Within Planning

    Hazem Abu-Orf

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 80-91
    Received: 8 September 2018
    Accepted: 4 October 2018
    Published: 24 October 2018
    Abstract: The background to this study is addressing how formal and informal institutions might intersect in planning. This article has at its aim addressing not only the effects that formal and/or informal institutions have but also how both shape each other. In fulfilling this aim, analysis in this study adopts qualitative research methods, including quali... Show More
  • Reconsidering the Significance, Authenticity and Integrity of New Gourna Village within the Context of the World Heritage Convention

    Ayman Abdel Tawab

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 92-101
    Received: 30 July 2018
    Accepted: 22 August 2018
    Published: 1 November 2018
    Abstract: Despite its location inside the World Heritage Site in Luxor, New Gourna Village has never been recognized as one of the elements that contribute to the World Heritage Site’s Outstanding Universal Value. In order to consider New Gourna among the World Heritage Site’s contributing elements, it should enjoy an Outstanding Universal Value and should a... Show More