Samah Khalil & Maha MuhtasebAbstract
The informal activities are a part of everyday life, it’s a part in everysegment of urban space, it’s affected by the urban context and
the urbanfabric is affected in return.Up until recently, it was uncontrolled and ignored in urban designs, it wasconsidered as a problem that should be removed, but the present trend isobtaining it. This include both the economically and in urban planning.The aim of the paper is to show the effect of these informal activities on theurban fabric and focus on these influences on the public and social spaces,with a case study of Ramallah city as the capital of economy and the risenpopulation by in-migrants there. Moreover, to set the basic points thatshould be considered in urban design in order to relate those informalactivities plus recreate and reorganize spaces containing them.