The Resource Demystifying Doha : on architecture and urbanism in an emerging city, Ashraf Salama and Florian Wiedmann

Demystifying Doha : on architecture and urbanism in an emerging city, Ashraf Salama and Florian Wiedmann

Label
Demystifying Doha : on architecture and urbanism in an emerging city
Title
Demystifying Doha
Title remainder
on architecture and urbanism in an emerging city
Statement of responsibility
Ashraf Salama and Florian Wiedmann
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
While focusing on the architectural and planning aspects of Doha's intensive urbanization, this first comprehensive examination of the city sets this within the socio-political and economic context of the wider Arabian Peninsula. It features a comprehensive discussion on contemporary architecture and urbanism of Doha as an emerging regional metropolis and it provides a critical analysis of the evolution of architecture and urbanism as products of the contemporary global condition. The book concludes by suggesting a framework for future studies of the city as well as for investigating the futur
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MiAaPQ
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Salama, Ashraf M. A
Dewey number
720.95363
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
NA1473.6.D39
LC item number
S25 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wiedmann, Florian
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture
  • Urbanization
  • City planning
  • Dawḥah (Qatar)
Label
Demystifying Doha : on architecture and urbanism in an emerging city, Ashraf Salama and Florian Wiedmann
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; About the Authors; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: Globalisation and the Emerging City; Understanding Historical Context Matters; Understanding Urban Governance Matters; Understanding Image-making Matters; Understanding People Matters; Understanding Sustainability Matters; Outlook: Investigating Doha; Notes; 2 Overview of Architecture and Urbanism in the Arabian Peninsula; Pre-oil Settlements: A Product of Desert, Tribal Tradition and the Sea; The Oil City: A Product of the Oil Wealth
  • Overview of Major Urban Centres Resulting from Oil WealthThe Post-oil City: A Future Service Hub; A Critique of Post-oil Architecture; Outlook: Architecture and Urbanism of the Emerging Hubs in the Gulf; Notes; 3 The Urban Evolution of Doha: From a Vernacular Settlement to an Emerging Service Hub; The Pre-oil Settlement of Doha: A Product of Desert, Sea, and Tradition; The Oil City of Doha: A Product of Oil Wealth; The Emerging Service Hub of Doha; Outlook: The Future of Urban Evolution of Doha; Notes
  • 4 Contemporary Urbanism in Doha: From Decentralised Governance to Integrated Urban Development StrategiesThe Transformation of Doha into a Global Hub; The Decentralisation of Urban Planning; The Impact on Urban Morphologies; The Implementation of a Holistic Urban Development Vision in Qatar; Outlook: Doha's Urbanism at the Crossroads; Notes; 5 Contemporary Architecture and Image-making Practices in Doha; The Context and the Scene of Contemporary Architecture in Doha; Image-making: A Theoretical Account; Manifestations of Contextual and Critical Approaches to Image-making
  • Understanding Image-making through Empirical EvidenceOutlook: Regional Pressures and Global Influences; Notes; 6 Dynamics of Population and the Urban Environment of Doha; Urban Open Spaces in Doha; Experiencing Doha's Urban Open Spaces; Examining Urban Space Diversity in Doha; Outlook: Invigorating the Quality of Urban Life in Doha; Notes; 7 The Challenges of Sustainable Urbanism and the Future of Doha; The Impact of Current Construction Boom on Urban Morphologies; The Economic Consequences of Contemporary Urbanism; The Potential Environmental Hazards; The Impact on Society
  • Three Main Challenges for Establishing SustainabilityOutlook: Toward Sustainable Urbanism in Doha; Notes; 8 Conclusion: Introducing an Analytical Framework for Emerging Doha; A Theoretical Discourse on Space Production in Cities; The Production of Urban Qualities; Analytical Framework for Investigating the Production of Urban Qualities; Outlook: The Future of Urban Qualities in Doha; Notes; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (301 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781409466352
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000427944
  • (EBL)1426875
  • (OCoLC)861538510
  • (SSID)ssj0001000030
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12471000
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001000030
  • (PQKBWorkID)10942724
  • (PQKB)10075255
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1426875
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000427944
Label
Demystifying Doha : on architecture and urbanism in an emerging city, Ashraf Salama and Florian Wiedmann
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; About the Authors; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: Globalisation and the Emerging City; Understanding Historical Context Matters; Understanding Urban Governance Matters; Understanding Image-making Matters; Understanding People Matters; Understanding Sustainability Matters; Outlook: Investigating Doha; Notes; 2 Overview of Architecture and Urbanism in the Arabian Peninsula; Pre-oil Settlements: A Product of Desert, Tribal Tradition and the Sea; The Oil City: A Product of the Oil Wealth
  • Overview of Major Urban Centres Resulting from Oil WealthThe Post-oil City: A Future Service Hub; A Critique of Post-oil Architecture; Outlook: Architecture and Urbanism of the Emerging Hubs in the Gulf; Notes; 3 The Urban Evolution of Doha: From a Vernacular Settlement to an Emerging Service Hub; The Pre-oil Settlement of Doha: A Product of Desert, Sea, and Tradition; The Oil City of Doha: A Product of Oil Wealth; The Emerging Service Hub of Doha; Outlook: The Future of Urban Evolution of Doha; Notes
  • 4 Contemporary Urbanism in Doha: From Decentralised Governance to Integrated Urban Development StrategiesThe Transformation of Doha into a Global Hub; The Decentralisation of Urban Planning; The Impact on Urban Morphologies; The Implementation of a Holistic Urban Development Vision in Qatar; Outlook: Doha's Urbanism at the Crossroads; Notes; 5 Contemporary Architecture and Image-making Practices in Doha; The Context and the Scene of Contemporary Architecture in Doha; Image-making: A Theoretical Account; Manifestations of Contextual and Critical Approaches to Image-making
  • Understanding Image-making through Empirical EvidenceOutlook: Regional Pressures and Global Influences; Notes; 6 Dynamics of Population and the Urban Environment of Doha; Urban Open Spaces in Doha; Experiencing Doha's Urban Open Spaces; Examining Urban Space Diversity in Doha; Outlook: Invigorating the Quality of Urban Life in Doha; Notes; 7 The Challenges of Sustainable Urbanism and the Future of Doha; The Impact of Current Construction Boom on Urban Morphologies; The Economic Consequences of Contemporary Urbanism; The Potential Environmental Hazards; The Impact on Society
  • Three Main Challenges for Establishing SustainabilityOutlook: Toward Sustainable Urbanism in Doha; Notes; 8 Conclusion: Introducing an Analytical Framework for Emerging Doha; A Theoretical Discourse on Space Production in Cities; The Production of Urban Qualities; Analytical Framework for Investigating the Production of Urban Qualities; Outlook: The Future of Urban Qualities in Doha; Notes; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (301 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781409466352
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000427944
  • (EBL)1426875
  • (OCoLC)861538510
  • (SSID)ssj0001000030
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12471000
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001000030
  • (PQKBWorkID)10942724
  • (PQKB)10075255
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1426875
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000427944

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