Urban Performance and Sustainable Environment: Ajman as a Case Study

  • Bouzid BoudiafEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)


Urban Performance is an assessment tool that can achieve a Sustainable Environment, as it can be an effective tool for the decision-makers by highlighting the different physical and socio-economic potentialities and impacts of each district or sector, or even city. However, the ability of existing assessment tools to achieve such objectives is limited, and reduces the reliability of the results and sometimes prevents the realization of sustainable environment. This paper studies the urban performance and sustainable environment in Ajman, UAE. In U.A.E, there is an increased recognition of the need for sustainable environment and the development of assessment tools has begun. The methodology used in this paper consists of defining the indexes of the urban performance at the city level, then by looking at the different districts in Ajman, determining and evaluating each index through the categories for each index and through the attributes that constitute each category. The analysis of these attributes leads us to establish a framework for the assessment of the urban performance.


Urban performance Sustainable environment Sustainability assessment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ajman UniversityAjmanUnited Arab Emirates

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