Demystifying Doha: On Architecture and Urbanism in an by Ashraf M. Salama,Florian Wiedmann

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By Ashraf M. Salama,Florian Wiedmann

over the last decade or so, the wealth produced via Qatar's oil and gasoline exports has generated a building improvement growth in its capital urban of Doha and the encompassing neighborhood. because the overdue Nineties, the variety of population has grown from under 400,000 to greater than 1.7 million at the present time. in lots of respects, Doha is portrayed as a major rising international capital within the Gulf area, which has been positioning and re-inventing itself at the map of foreign structure and urbanism, with an international picture of establishing clusters of glass workplace towers, in addition to cultural and academic amenities. whereas targeting the architectural and making plans elements of Doha's in depth urbanization, this primary entire exam of town units this in the socio-political and financial context of the broader Arabian Peninsula. 'Demystifying Doha - On structure and Urbanism in an rising urban' includes a complete dialogue on modern structure and urbanism of Doha as an rising neighborhood city. It presents a severe research of the evolution of structure and urbanism as items of the modern international situation. matters that pertain to rising provider hubs, decentralised city governance, built-in city improvement techniques, image-making practices, city id, the dialectic family members among town and its society and sustainable urbanism are all tested to clarify the city evolution and the modern of Doha. 'Demystifying Doha - On structure and Urbanism in an rising urban' concludes through suggesting a framework for destiny reports of town in addition to for investigating the way forward for related towns, commencing an time table for sustainable city development, whereas invigorating the a number of roles city planners and designers can play in shaping this future.

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