The urban environment is a spatial organization synthesized from different types of spaces, it’s characteristics are the key factor of it’s use because spatial relationship usually affect human behavior within the environment by affecting the ways he perceives, cognized and evaluates it.
This research is a comparative study concerning the differences of the visual composition of the urban paths of tradional and modern parts in the city of Mosul. It’s objective is to describe and define the characteristics of those paths in terms of their identity, spatial formulation, the meaning of their composition and the richness of their visual sequence.
By adopting a clear methodology and simplified objective measures, the research concluded the visual richness of the patgs under, study, in addition to suggesting the possibility of using the measures used in it to evaluate future designs of urban paths.
Key word : Visual Sequences , Urban Path