Mohamed Alnowaiser
2010 JES. Journal of Engineering Sciences  
Traditional settlement of Alkhabra is an ideal example of a true sustainable built environment. It is comprehensive, protective, ecological, self-sufficient, and integrated with its natural context. The village spatial fabric displays and an organic hierarchy of various spatial systems with great integration and depth of interaction with all human activities. The spatial-behavioral systems are well intermingled to coordinate between the various human activities with their corresponding domains
more » ... nd their natural environment. This study uses the spatial-behavioral analysis and sustainability approaches at the different hierarchal levels. These include the context, sustainable spatial systems, perceptions, movement, neighborhoods, plazas, streets and dwellings. Also some important themes of spatial security, privacy, sociopetality, environmental protection, and sustainability will be covered.
doi:10.21608/jesaun.2010.124383 fatcat:hiym5spj2nfdvnuga33ewrmbqm