Document Type : Research Paper

Authors

Department of Architecture, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq

Abstract

Increasing awareness of the need to take care of the planet and reduce the negative effects of human impact on the environment at the level of all aspects of life, including architecture has become essential. The invisible architecture and in accordance with the environmental tendencies appeared as one of the contemporary trends to be that formation that achieves a blend with the environment surrounding and based on techniques that reduce its appearance to emphasize the importance of the external environment and trying to return to nature and increase green spaces in a manner that reduces pollution to the minimum level. Therefore, this architecture is part of the site and not just an added part to it, as well as its quest to increase operational efficiency and to reduce its negative impact on the environment in addition to improving the built environment that enhances health and well-being of the user. Many previous international studies highlighted various aspects of invisible architecture and the techniques and technologies for achieving them, noticing the limitation of Arabic and local studies that dealt with this topic. This research aims to provide clear and comprehensive knowledge of the techniques of achieving invisible architecture in its environmental perspective with its multiple formations, which can be adopted effectively by the designer in general, and in a manner, that serves the reality of the Arab and local experience. And in line with the local natural and urban environment to keep pace with contemporary global trends.

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