Sense of Community in Al-Wakrah City: Strategies for the Development of Sustainable Communities in Qatar
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In the State of Qatar, the intense and rapid urban development based on hosting upcoming mega events, as envisioned by Qatar‟s National Vision (QNV- 2030), have raised concern about community stability as it faces modernization in both physical and social aspects. A declining sense of community amid has been associated with interactions within urban amenities and form that trigger social problems, diminish a community‟s well-being and delay development. The integration of a community within the urban physical realm contributes to the development of sustainable communities. The research study aims to identify major urban concepts that contribute to resilience in both socio economic and demographic context. Qualitative community sustainability is investigated in Al-Wakrah city neighborhood through site visits, observation and interviews in order to establish a measure for urban characteristics that are catalysts for sustainable community development in future urban planning decisions.
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