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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://amzn.to/1sPMYID http://almanakh.or

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Demystifying Doha: On Architecture and Urbanism

On Architecture and Urbanism in an Emerging City by Salama, Ashraf M. A., and Florian Wiedmann. Great book for architectural and urbanism research in Qatar. Provides analysis of the current and historical effect of architecture in doha. Uses…

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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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MODERNITY IN THE DESERT by Soad Al-Kuwari

We talk of many things we don’t understand. Modernity in the desert! The latest joke in a world full of jokes. But this is the desert, where dust hovers in the air like…

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QNHG Library | Qatar Natural History Group

The Qatar Natural History Group has compiled a great list of books on many topics that include: Archaeology Botany Ecology General History/ architecture Mammals Marine Ornithology Herpetology http://www.qnhg.org/Library/Inventory  

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