According to the location of each unit there is direct link to lifts and stairs. On the other hand the residents reach to their units on foot through gateways. Each complex (prototype) has definable gateways.
The residents are visitors whose primary aim is to reach the holy spaces of Makkah. The direct link of the visitors and the city centres will actually be provided by public transport. Therefore the majority of the residents will reach the site through the basement level bus terminal to the north-east direction of the development. From here they reach the semi-covered reception area , public spaces. (7,8)
In moving from market to home, from public space to private space, one experiences an implicit increase in the degree of separation and privacy and a corresponding decrease in the intensity of social interaction. Major promenade leads from active public areas to secondary social spaces where local streets intersect to narrower pedestrian areas which lead to small common areas, and finally to the gates of residences.