The Role of Interior Design to Meet Functional Needs of the Residential Units' Residents within Walled communities in Cairo

Karam Abdallah

Abstract


In Egypt -since the beginning of the third millennium- the society of Cairo has witnessed a constructional expansion of new cities for people of class A to live within walled communities which provide luxury and safety. Due to the diversity of tangible and non-tangible needs of this class, this research aims to identify such needs from the occupant and the interior designer’s perspective; this will help evaluate the requirements provided by large construction companies, which will highlight the role of the interior designer.

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2019. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


Keywords


Interior design in Egypt, Contemporary Egyptian residences, Egyptian residential needs, Walled communities in Egypt.

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