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Parks' Rating and Ranking

أفضل الحدائق العامة وترتيبها



Show that you care for the parks by rating them after each visit.

CLick the link above, or go to bahrainparks.org/home/rate/ to rate.








National Ranking of Parks

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Ranking of Criteria

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  • Selected dates are included in the range.
  • Naturally, if the selection does not contain any votes, the plot above will not print.
  • Please note that, at this moment, not all parks listed have ratings. Make sure to select rated parks. Rated parks are listed under Tab 'Ranking'.



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    Feature Selection


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    Please note that the parks for which we don't yet have an opening date are temporarily classified as opened in 1971.

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    The data is made publicly available to download, but it must be referenced. The data is provided "as is", without warranty of any kind. By downloading you are bound to these terms.

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    Citation
    Pinelo Silva, J.; Bahrain Parks: An open source cloud platform for the planning, design, and management of parks; Built Environment Laboratory; University of Bahrain; (date of access); (www.bahrainparks.org/home/app/)

    Feature Selection


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    Please note that the parks for which we don't yet have an opening date are temporarily classified as opened in 1971.

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    The data is made publicly available to download, but it must be referenced. The data is provided "as is", without warranty of any kind. By downloading you are bound to these terms.

    Download
    Citation
    Pinelo Silva, J.; Bahrain Parks: An open source cloud platform for the planning, design, and management of parks; Built Environment Laboratory; University of Bahrain; (date of access); (www.bahrainparks.org/home/app/)

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    r - Covariance (Pearson's correlation coefficient)
    n - Number of events

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    Notes

  • Selected dates are included in the range.
  • Naturally, if the selection does not contain any votes, the plot above will not print.
  • Please note that, at this moment, not all parks listed have ratings. Make sure to select rated parks. Rated parks are listed under Tab 'Ranking'.

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    Technical Documentation

    Aims

    Bahrain Parks is a project that aims at enriching the environment in the Kingdom of Bahrain.


    Core components

    • Database of relevant environmental information relating to public parks
      • Design characteristics;
      • Measured, categorized, usage;
      • Stated preferences (user ratings).
    • Cloud platform that leverages data to information that planners and designers can incorporate in the creations and redevelopment.
    • Social media efforts to publicize the parks and stimulate their use.

      The documentation presented below refers to the platform, a web application.


    Main features

    • Facilitating data collection directly from the public;
    • Facilitating data collection from park managers;
    • Storing data;
    • Serving data to different stakeholders in a meaningful way to each.

    Structure

    • Home - General Description
    • Families - Quick and easy access to curated selection
    • Rating - Allow users to rate parks based on experience
    • Explorer - Select parks by features through filtering
    • Professional - Analysis and visualization tools for planners, designers and researcheers (embrionic stage)
    • More
      • Documentation
      • About
      • Get Involved
      • Park Manager (ability to do categorized user counts)

    Data Variables - Input

    Variable Description
    Area_m2 Area of the park in square meters. The area must be continuous. Must not include parking unless this is inside the park walls, with access throught a gate.
    Area_Shade_m2 Shaded area in square meters.
    Date_Open Year of opening to the public, or latest major works.
    ID Identifier (unique internal reference).
    Food_Bev Are there any food and beverage commercial facilities within 2 min walk?
    Governorate Governorate in which it is located.
    lat Latitude (WGS84).
    Location Name of place in which it is located.
    lon Longitude (WGS84).
    Name Official denomination of the park.
    Picnic_Area_m2 Area of picnic component in square meters.
    Playground_Area_m2 Area of playground component in square meters.
    T_Access_Private (T for transportation.) Can the park be accessed by private mode of transportation, such as car? (Yes-No) Implies adequate parking within 2 min walk.
    T_Access_Public (T for transportation.) Can the park be accessed by public mode of transportation, such as Bus? (Yes-No) (Bus stop with regular daily service within 2 min walk?)
    Walk_Length_m Length of walking facility in meters.
    WC Are there W.C. facilities wthin 2 min walk?

    Data Variables - Created

    Variable Description
    Amenities User rating in stars (1 to 5; 5 best).
    Cleanliness User rating in stars (1 to 5; 5 best).
    Conservation User rating in stars (1 to 5; 5 best).
    Playground Yes-No. Area of playground component (Playground_Area_m2) in square meters > 100.
    Picnic Yes-No. Area of picnic component (Picnic_Area_m2) in square meters > 300 (+- 10 * 10 per family: 300m2 = 3 families).
    Shade Yes-No. Area of shaded area > 15% of the total are of the park (Area_m2).
    Vegetation User rating in stars (1 to 5; 5 best).
    Walkway Yes-No. Length of walking facility (Walk_Length_m) in meters > 300m (+- 10 minutes walk without repetition: at 5km/h, 10 min = 300m).

    Notes:

    • Non-existing feature(s) = NA

    List of Parks Currently Included


    The database currently lists the following 122 parks.

    Ordered by ID

      ID                         Name
       1      Khalifa Al Kubra Garden
       2            Khalifa Park Hidd
       3          King Faisal Cornish
       4        Al Hejyat Public Park
       5               Mohammed Faris
       6              Al Riffa Garden
       7              Bokuwara Garden
       8              Hunainiyah Park
       9                  Ahl Al Adaa
      11             Al Esteqlal Park
      12                Jogging Track
      14                   Dohat Arad
      15             Al Ansari Garden
      16              Al Bayan Garden
      17                Family Garden
      18              Hajjeyat Garden
      19         Umm Al Nassan Garden
      20         Al Muhajereen Garden
      21                 Aali Walkway
      22                  Aali Garden
      23               Al Hoor Garden
      24             Al Shefaa Garden
      25              Aali Grand Park
      26            Abu Ghazal Garden
      27                     Lal Park
      28           Riffa Walkway Park
      29                Isa Town Park
      30                 Unnamed Park
      31                Damastan Park
      32                  Al Malikyah
      33               Al Rawdha Park
      34              Hamad Town Park
      35      Hamad Town Walkway 1206
      36          Nabih Saleh Walkway
      41              Al Qarya Garden
      42            Al Resalah Garden
      43             Al Shafee Garden
      44             Al Adliya Garden
      45             Al Fateh Cornish
      46              Al Hoora Garden
      47            Al Juffair Garden
      48             Al Mahooz Garden
      50             Al Qufool Garden
      51                Salmanya Park
      52              Al Wehda Garden
      53                Alzinj Garden
      54               Andulus Garden
      60                 Askar Garden
      61                  Awal Square
      64               Bani Jamra 537
      66                Barbar Garden
      67                  Baza Garden
      69        Belaj Al Jazair Beach
      71               Hidd Al Sughra
      73               So High Garden
      76               Bu Ashira Park
      81                Budaiya Coast
      83                Casino Garden
      84              Daih Garden 414
      88            Dar Kulaib Garden
      89                 Diraz Garden
      91                Zallaq Garden
      92                Galali Garden
      93                     Garden 5
     100         Ibn Al Nafees Garden
     101     Jabalt Habshi Garden 433
     102                   Jaw Garden
     103           Jidhafs Garden 424
     104                Jurdab Garden
     107          Maqsha'a Garden 444
     108             Marqooban Garden
     112         Raas Al Ruman Garden
     113                Safrah Garden
     114       Sahel Al Ghous Cornish
     115             Shahrakan Garden
     119           Wadi Alsail Garden
     120          Western Aker Garden
     121            Zayed Town Garden
     122                  Qalali Park
     123                 Khadeja Park
     124                    Hidd Park
     125                    Isra Park
     126                Zayani Mosque
     127                  Umm Ish'oom
     128              Hessa Al Ammari
     129               Busaiteen Park
     130            Jabalt Habshi 435
     130            Jabalt Habshi 435
     131               Al Khider Park
     132              Al Sanabis Park
     133                 Al Seef Park
     134                  Adliya Park
     135              Ain Qasary Park
     137               Jid Ali 1 Park
     138               Jid Ali 2 Park
     142              Al Maameer Park
     143               Halat Al Naeem
     144       Areef Busaiteen Garden
     145         Old Busiateen Garden
     146              Al Sayah Garden
     147           Ibn Aljuzri Garden
     148 Hasan Bin Ali Mousque Garden
     149                    Noon Park
     151               Nuwaier Garden
     152               Al Osra Garden
     153           Al  Yasmeen Garden
     154             Al Narjes Garden
     155           Zallaq Rest Garden
     156        Zallaq Rest Garden 02
     158                Samaheej Park
     159            Hassan Bin Thabet
     160                   Al Bin Ali
     169                 Janabiya 575
     170         Shakhurah 481 Garden
     171                Jufoor Garden
     172           Jabalat Habshi 435
     174           Maqabah Garden 507
     177      Hamad Town 1211 Walkway
     178      Hamad Town 1209 Walkway
     179              Hamad Town 1203
     180                 Bu Qowah 455
     181        Sayedah Zainab Garden
    

    Ordered Alphabetically

      ID                         Name
      22                  Aali Garden
      25              Aali Grand Park
      21                 Aali Walkway
      26            Abu Ghazal Garden
     134                  Adliya Park
       9                  Ahl Al Adaa
     135              Ain Qasary Park
     153           Al  Yasmeen Garden
      44             Al Adliya Garden
      15             Al Ansari Garden
      16              Al Bayan Garden
     160                   Al Bin Ali
      11             Al Esteqlal Park
      45             Al Fateh Cornish
       4        Al Hejyat Public Park
      23               Al Hoor Garden
      46              Al Hoora Garden
      47            Al Juffair Garden
     131               Al Khider Park
     142              Al Maameer Park
      48             Al Mahooz Garden
      32                  Al Malikyah
      20         Al Muhajereen Garden
     154             Al Narjes Garden
     152               Al Osra Garden
      41              Al Qarya Garden
      50             Al Qufool Garden
      33               Al Rawdha Park
      42            Al Resalah Garden
       6              Al Riffa Garden
     132              Al Sanabis Park
     146              Al Sayah Garden
     133                 Al Seef Park
      43             Al Shafee Garden
      24             Al Shefaa Garden
      52              Al Wehda Garden
      53                Alzinj Garden
      54               Andulus Garden
     144       Areef Busaiteen Garden
      60                 Askar Garden
      61                  Awal Square
      64               Bani Jamra 537
      66                Barbar Garden
      67                  Baza Garden
      69        Belaj Al Jazair Beach
       7              Bokuwara Garden
      76               Bu Ashira Park
     180                 Bu Qowah 455
      81                Budaiya Coast
     129               Busaiteen Park
      83                Casino Garden
      84              Daih Garden 414
      31                Damastan Park
      88            Dar Kulaib Garden
      89                 Diraz Garden
      14                   Dohat Arad
      17                Family Garden
      92                Galali Garden
      93                     Garden 5
      18              Hajjeyat Garden
     143               Halat Al Naeem
     179              Hamad Town 1203
     178      Hamad Town 1209 Walkway
     177      Hamad Town 1211 Walkway
      34              Hamad Town Park
      35      Hamad Town Walkway 1206
     148 Hasan Bin Ali Mousque Garden
     159            Hassan Bin Thabet
     128              Hessa Al Ammari
      71               Hidd Al Sughra
     124                    Hidd Park
       8              Hunainiyah Park
     100         Ibn Al Nafees Garden
     147           Ibn Aljuzri Garden
      29                Isa Town Park
     125                    Isra Park
     172           Jabalat Habshi 435
     130            Jabalt Habshi 435
     130            Jabalt Habshi 435
     101     Jabalt Habshi Garden 433
     169                 Janabiya 575
     102                   Jaw Garden
     137               Jid Ali 1 Park
     138               Jid Ali 2 Park
     103           Jidhafs Garden 424
      12                Jogging Track
     171                Jufoor Garden
     104                Jurdab Garden
     123                 Khadeja Park
       1      Khalifa Al Kubra Garden
       2            Khalifa Park Hidd
       3          King Faisal Cornish
      27                     Lal Park
     174           Maqabah Garden 507
     107          Maqsha'a Garden 444
     108             Marqooban Garden
       5               Mohammed Faris
      36          Nabih Saleh Walkway
     149                    Noon Park
     151               Nuwaier Garden
     145         Old Busiateen Garden
     122                  Qalali Park
     112         Raas Al Ruman Garden
      28           Riffa Walkway Park
     113                Safrah Garden
     114       Sahel Al Ghous Cornish
      51                Salmanya Park
     158                Samaheej Park
     181        Sayedah Zainab Garden
     115             Shahrakan Garden
     170         Shakhurah 481 Garden
      73               So High Garden
      19         Umm Al Nassan Garden
     127                  Umm Ish'oom
      30                 Unnamed Park
     119           Wadi Alsail Garden
     120          Western Aker Garden
      91                Zallaq Garden
     155           Zallaq Rest Garden
     156        Zallaq Rest Garden 02
     126                Zayani Mosque
     121            Zayed Town Garden
    

    UI Features Draft (site map)

    Tab 1 - Home
    1. Location map
    2. Text
    
    Tab 2 - Families
    1. Map with location of filetered parks
    2. List of facilities (filtering criteria)
    
    Tab 3 - Explorer
    1. Check box features
       1.2. Walking track (Yes-No)
       1.3. Playground (Yes-No)
       1.4. Shading (shading area at least 30% of total area) (Yes-No)
       1.5. W.C. facilities within 2 min walk (Yes-No)
       1.6 Length Walking Track (m)
       1.6. Food/Beverage (within 2 min walk) (Yes-No)
    2. Reactive map
    
    Tab 4 - Tools for Researchers
    1. Multi-choice filtering
       1.1. All fields
    2. Reactive map
    3. Reactive table
    4. Reactive ploting facility
    
    Tab 5 - Ranking
    1. Park Review: Qualitative voting facility - Park user feedback
    
    Tab 6 - Documentation
    1. Technical Documentation
      1.1. Input Variables
      1.2. Created Variables
      1.3. Draft of U.I.
    
    Tab 7 - About
    1.1. Uni, College, Deptm
    1.2. Goals
    1.3. Team / Author / Creator / Maintainer
    1.4. Contributors 
    1.5. License
    1.6. Citation
    
    Tab 8 - Get Involved
    1.1. Looking for collaborators (skills)
    1.2. Feedback on application
    
    Tab 9 - Park Manager
    1.1. Counting Facility
      1.1.1. Select park
      1.1.2. Confirm selection (visually)
      1.1.3. Do counts
      1.1.4. Submit counts
      1.1.5 View total counts for park slected
    

    Link


    http://www.bahrainparks.org/home/app/


    About the Project

    عن المشروع


    Motivation

    The project reflects the interest of the College of Engineering, University of Bahrain, on the built environment of the country.

    The web application is developed in house at University of Bahrain, by a team of researchers and students.

    Aims

  • Publicly divulge the urban parks as rich architectural patrimony;
  • Promote and facilitate the use of urban parks as a source of wellbeing;
  • Stimulate and support the development of urban parks in Bahrain;
  • Objectives

  • Produce a comprehensive inventory of public parks in Bahrain;
  • Keep the inventory up to date;
  • Share the inventory;
  • Serve different user groups, including the general public and researchers;
  • Provide the user with the ability to interact with the inventory in a tailored fashion;
  • Promote an evidence-bsed approach to the planning and design of the built environment.

  • Team

    Research Project Coordinator: Dr Joao Pinelo Silva , Assistant Professor, University of Bahrain.

    App Author, Creator and Developer: Dr Joao Pinelo Silva, Assistant Professor, University of Bahrain.

    App Maintainer: Dr Joao Pinelo Silva, Assistant Professor, University of Bahrain.

    Researchers

    Mr Motaz Mestarehi, Research Assistant Bahrain Parks - Head of data collection and field surveys, and surveyor

    Dr Abdel Hadi, Arabian Gulf University

    Dr Fatema Albalooshi, Assistant Professor, University of Bahrain,


    Photo Credits

    Motaz Mestarehi, Research Assistant Bahrain Parks

    Duaa Al Barzangi, Photographer


    Past Student Collaborators

    Mnera Al Hammadi, student at University of Bahrain - Social media guru

    Maryam Abdulla, student at University of Bahrain - Social media guru

    Samar Qutub, student at University of Bahrain - Social media guru

    Zahra Faisal, Student B.Sc. Architecture at University of Bahrain

    Arch. Samana Haideri, Graduate B.Sc. Architecture at University of Bahrain

    Mariam Altamimi, Student B.Sc. Architecture at University of Bahrain

    Arch. Marwa Almodaweb, Graduate B.Sc. Architecture at University of Bahrain - Data collection

    Arch. Amira Alzari, Graduate B.Sc. Architecture at University of Bahrain - Data collection

    Mariam Folath, Student B.Sc. Architecture at University of Bahrain - Data collection

    Fatima Nick, Student B.Sc. Architecture at University of Bahrain - Data collection

    Nabeel Khan, Student B.Sc. Architecture at University of Bahrain - Data collection


    Project Ambassadors

    Her Excellency Shaikha Maram Bint Isa Al-Khalifa, Secretary General of the National Initiative for Agricultural Development.

    Mrs Faiza Al-Saeed, Mosaic artist, former Head of Human Resources at Ahli United Bank.


    Friends of the Project

    Ms Wafa AlGhatam, University of Bahrain.

    Dr Noor Aldoy, University of Bahrain.

    Mr Hedi Talbi, University of Bahrain.

    Mrs Sonia Lamela, Lecturer, University of Bahrain.


    Public Releases

    Pre-Beta Version Launched on: 21 August 2016

    Officially Launched on:

    Last Updated on: 2019-08-21 07:37:52


    Lincese

    Copyright © 2016-18 Joao Pinelo Silva

    Released under the MIT License

    Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

    The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

    THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

    For more information regarding the MIT lincese agreement vitit: opensource.org/licenses/MIT


    Citation

    Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person to use the data made available by the application. Users are obliged to cite the origin of the data as decsribed below.

    Pinelo Silva, J.; Bahrain Parks: An open source cloud platform for the planning, design, and management of parks; Built Environment Laboratory; University of Bahrain; (date of access); (www.bahrainparks.org/home/app/)



    Getting Involved


    If you like this application and would like to help making it, please use the button below to email the Project Coordinator.


    At the moment, we are looking for the following skills:
  • Photography
  • Microsoft Excel (basic knowledge)/Autocad 2D/Google maps

  • We welcome varied backgrounds and skill sets. Feel free to get in touch even if your skill is not mentioned above.

    However, please note that we do require that all participants offer a minimum of two hours weekly to the project.

    If you write to us, please make sure to include the following on the email:
  • Briefly introduce yourself
  • Briefly explain why you want to take part
  • Briefly explain which skills you are offering
  • Please confirm that you can dedicate the minimum of eight hours weekly to the project.
  • Email Now


    Reporting Inaccuracy


    Have you found some information on the app that is not quite right? Please do let us know!

    We do our best to keep the data accurate and the list of parks up to date. However, if you found some imprecision, please report it by using the 'Report' button below.

    If you write to us, please make sure to describe the issue as accurately as possible , and (if available) please include the source of the new information so that it can be verified:

    Report
    Thank you for your help!