When thinking about planning residential neighborhoods, they usually plan for a service purpose and to cover the housing need without taking into account social life, as Kreidis[1] mentioned that the traditional planning (network) pattern highlighted many social problems and the scarcity of spaces led to a decline in public life and affected the population negatively. With a general overview within the residential neighborhoods, the researcher found that the city of Riyadh suffers from the absence of urban design elements within residential neighborhoods, where it was noticed the absence of pedestrian paths and the lack of continuity of sidewalks, as well as the public spaces within the neighborhoods are few in addition to their poor quality, as they lack the lowest levels of safety, and do not meet the needs of all segments of society and accessibility Its usually difficult, and the temperature of the weather and the priority of the movement paths were not taken into consideration as the car users have the largest share of benefiting from the roads, so the goal of this scientific paper is to find the relationship between urban design as a tangible thing and social ties as an intangible thing, which deals with Monitor the role of urban design elements and urban needs in relation to the types of users that would strengthen the bonds If applied properly, and then access to a set of urban foundations that help in the upgrading of neighborhoods from a social point of view, by adhering to the descriptive analytical approach in the study and setting hypotheses, because it represents the initial explanation of the importance of the study, so the hypothesis of the study is that the urban design A role in strengthening social ties among the population.

[1] krides, Bender. (2007), describing and evaluating the human dimensions of unplanned residential neighborhoods, King Saud University. Riyadh.