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

By Ashraf M. Salama,Florian Wiedmann

over the last decade or so, the wealth produced through Qatar's oil and fuel exports has generated a building improvement increase in its capital urban of Doha and the encircling neighborhood. because the overdue Nineteen Nineties, the variety of population has grown from lower than 400,000 to greater than 1.7 million this present day. in lots of respects, Doha is portrayed as a big rising worldwide capital within the Gulf quarter, which has been positioning and re-inventing itself at the map of foreign structure and urbanism, with a world picture of establishing clusters of glass workplace towers, in addition to cultural and academic amenities. whereas concentrating on the architectural and making plans points of Doha's extensive urbanization, this primary finished exam of the town units this in the socio-political and monetary context of the broader Arabian Peninsula. 'Demystifying Doha - On structure and Urbanism in an rising urban' includes a entire dialogue on modern structure and urbanism of Doha as an rising neighborhood city. It offers a serious research of the evolution of structure and urbanism as items of the modern international . concerns that pertain to rising carrier hubs, decentralised city governance, built-in city improvement innovations, image-making practices, city identification, the dialectic family among the town and its society and sustainable urbanism are all tested to explain the city evolution and the modern of Doha. 'Demystifying Doha - On structure and Urbanism in an rising urban' concludes by means of suggesting a framework for destiny stories of town in addition to for investigating the way forward for comparable towns, taking off an schedule for sustainable city progress, whereas invigorating the a number of roles city planners and designers can play in shaping this future.

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