Challenges to Residential Quarter Reconstruction: The Case of the Center of Yerevan City

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54338/27382656-2022.3-002

Keywords:

urban structure, residential quarter, development, key challenges, overview, reconstruction, principles, city center, Yerevan

Abstract

This paper examines the key challenges to the reconstruction of residential development in urban areas. It aims to conduct a comparative analysis of the reconstruction processes of residential quarters in Yerevan and in international practices and to identify certain principles that are appropriate for the further development of the process in Yerevan. The paper presents the features of the reconstruction processes that took place in the sphere of a residential development of the city of Yerevan. The study has been conducted on the reconstruction processes of various nature and content of residential quarters in past decades in a number of cities around the world, focusing on the analysis of topics that remain unexplored in the practice of Yerevan city. A comparative analysis of the findings and conclusions made in the framework of this paper allows us to reveal the strengths and weaknesses in the research and design works for the reconstruction of residential quarters in Yerevan already developed, as well as to develop principles for the choice of study directions, analysis methods, systematization and classification objects, which can be applied to local and international research on the given topic and in the design processes.

Author Biographies

Karen Azatyan, National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia

Doctor of Science (Architecture) (RA, Yerevan) - National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia, Professor at the Chair of Architectural Design and Design of Architectural Environment

Madlena Igitkhanyan, National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Architecture (RA, Yerevan) - National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia, Lecturer at the Chair of Urban Planning

Anush Ohanyan, National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia

(RA, Yerevan) - National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia, lecturer at the Chair of Architectural Design and Design of Architectural Environment

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2022-12-22

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Azatyan, K., Igitkhanyan, M., & Ohanyan, A. (2022). Challenges to Residential Quarter Reconstruction: The Case of the Center of Yerevan City. Journal of Architectural and Engineering Research, 3, 10–31. https://doi.org/10.54338/27382656-2022.3-002

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