A Proposed Model for Measuring the Performance of Smart Public Parks

Document Type : Original Article


1 Architecture Department, Shoubra Faculty of Engineering, Benha Universityز

2 Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Architecture Eng., Shoubra Faculty of Eng., Benha University, Cairo, Egypt.


Public parks are one of the most important uses of land in cities, because they are green spaces that contribute to purifying the urban environment from carbon emissions and air pollution ratios. They also contribute greatly, including their recreational activities, to the psychological and physical satisfaction of their visitors.
Technologies development; a new concept has emerged called Smart Parks that depend on providing energy and are part of the smart city system. Through the research, a deductive approach was followed through an analysis of global and regional models of smart parks, with the aim of extracting and defining performance measurement criteria to integrate them with the consistent design principles of smart parks.
The study set up a proposed model that can be applied to measure the performance of smart parks and the performance of existing traditional parks to support their transformation into smart parks. The model included (8) main criteria, (25) sub criteria, (84) key performance measurement indicators (KPIs). The researcher applied this model to “Al-Azhar Park” and identified indicators that need to be assessed to turn it to a smart park.


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Volume 43, Issue 3
Volume issued on 11/6/2020 in 5 Parts (PART 1: Electric Eng., PART 2: Mechanical Eng., PART 3: Civil Eng., PART 4: Basic Eng. Sciences, PART 5: Architecture Eng.)
July 2020
Pages 245-260