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

By Ashraf M. Salama,Florian Wiedmann

during the last decade or so, the wealth produced by way of Qatar's oil and fuel exports has generated a building improvement growth in its capital urban of Doha and the encompassing neighborhood. because the past due 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 massive rising worldwide capital within the Gulf quarter, which has been positioning and re-inventing itself at the map of overseas structure and urbanism, with an international photo of creating clusters of glass workplace towers, in addition to cultural and academic amenities. whereas targeting the architectural and making plans elements of Doha's extensive urbanization, this primary complete 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' encompasses 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 . concerns that pertain to rising provider hubs, decentralised city governance, built-in city improvement innovations, image-making practices, city identification, the dialectic kinfolk among the town and its society and sustainable urbanism are all tested to explain the city evolution and the modern situation of Doha. 'Demystifying Doha - On structure and Urbanism in an rising urban' concludes by way of suggesting a framework for destiny reports of the town in addition to for investigating the way forward for comparable towns, taking off an time table 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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