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Adaptive Reuse: Gulf Hotel to Doha Marriott Hotel

gulf hotel postcard Adaptive reuse: Add on/ Envelope This is one of the oldest adaptive reuse projects in qatar, one of many hidden and undocumented projects. Although there was no programatic change it… Leave a Comment

Historical Archive Images of Qatar

Middle East Center Archive  A historical archive of the photojournalist Jill Brown (1942-2011) documents a moment in time of qatar’s development in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. the images ranges from simple…

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Al Manakh 2: Gulf Cont’d.

by Koolhaas, Rem. This book is full of architecture and social analysis of the gulf. Can help extract an image of the changes and issue to resolve. buy book at http://almanakh.or

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The History of Qatari Architecture from 1800 to 1950

by Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah, Malika Bourennane   The book contains beautiful illustrations and analytical diagrams of different Qatari architecture typologies. “Historically, in the old architecture of Qatar, the urban development of cities and villages was…

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Atlas bookstore: Architecture & Urbanism

Check out atlas bookstore if your in doha at the Sheraton hotel, amazing place for architecture book lovers. @atlasbookstore  on Instagram Architecture & urbanism of the Greater Middle East العمارة والعمران في منطقة الشرق الأوسط…

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Souq Waqif: Adaptive Reuse

The renovation and restoration of Souq Waqif is one of the largest adaptive reuse projects in Qatar. Timeline: Historical views :       Adaptive Reuse Methodology:   New site plan: If you would…

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Diagram of Architectural Growth in Qatar 

  The city architecture is a reflection of the constant change and loss of identity.  If we don’t want a future that looks like a sci-fi movie we need to negotiate now what…

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