AN APPROACH TO MEASURE VALUE FOR COMMERCIAL CENTERS CASE STUDY OF ALMAZA CITY CENTER MALL
Value engineering applications in the field of construction, including commercial center projects, are among the latest modern management techniques to solve economic problems, and it is the direction that the architect should take. Hence, the importance of developing an evaluation approach that systematically reaches the total value measurement based on finding the shortcomings to achieve the planned goals successfully for all phases of the project life. Value engineering, which is what this research study aims at1.The research has reached a method to measure the value of the commercial centres by taking in consideration the different design criteria and divided into three parts: the performance of the building and its functional and complementary elements, the assessment of human needs and finally the analysis of the economic performance of the building and then analyzing the results using statistical analysis programs and equations to obtain the total value of the building to achieve the goals Planned for the success of all phases of the life of the project in a way that works on the success of the centre in carrying out its mission and attracting a larger number of visitors, which would improve the local communities2.
Construction economics, value engineering, commercial centers.