Abstract

Shaimaa S Ashour
The Eastern Necropolis in Cairo and its Buffer Zone (Towards a Sustainable Conservation Strategy)
The Eastern Necropolis is part of the World Heritage property of Historic Cairo in the URHC 2010-2012. It underlies a diversity of forces that lead to urban informality and ruins the sky line of Old Historic Cairo. Applying a sustainable conservation strategy will supposedly stop further slum formation and achieve urban equality. The research is divided into: 1)Pilot study, 2) Field Work and Survey Evaluation for the study zone and creating a Base Map for the Eastern Necropolis, 3) Documentary studies Conservation of heritage areas as an approach to regional planning, 4)Research results and final conclusion.