2018, Volume 1, Issue 6, Pages 21-53
The city as an architecture structure is a human phenomenon whose image is formed through the system of thought nature. So, what this image is carrying will exactly reflect the way of thinking in the producing this image, and the continuity of interaction with images having specific forms will reflect a limited thinking that leads to adapting the elements of that thinking, Therefore, specifying a kind thinking in producing an architectural movement will make this movement possible effectively. And with the proceeding of time this will enhance the elements of that thinking.
One of the most effective mental currents on the identity of the Arabic city in the contemporary time is globalization; from one side because it looks at the world as small village, and by that it denies the differences between regions, with regard to thought traditions and habits. The beginnings of globalization and its reflections started to appear in the architectural formation of the Arabic city after it appeared in the literature and poetry .
Hence, one must deeply understood the nature of globalization, its ideologies and effects, and must diagnosis its advantages and disadvantages, its effect on the architectural formation of the Arabic city in order to completely comprehended these variants and developments ,and to confront them through using the cultural backup and total recognition.
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