Compositional Planning of Residential Outdoor Space in Courtyards

Una Īle


The aim of the article is to evaluate the solutions to residential outdoor territory planning for the 21st century residential area courtyards in Riga. Applying the comparative method to the research, several residential outdoor spaces have been analysed according to their compositional planning solutions and their elements. Consequently, the research studies the relation between the scale and spatial forms of the residential area courtyards that form the residential area with the compositional elements – forms, proportions, colours, contrasts, nuances, rhythm etc.


compositional planning, elements, outdoor space

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DOI: 10.7250/aup.2012.001


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