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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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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…



SOME COMMENTS ON QATARI ARCHITECTURE IN THE PRE- AND POST-OIL-PERIOD 120717 dAP Jaidah from ethmateo on Vimeo.   A great Lecture by Ibrahim Al Jaidah. It takes you through the history of qatar architecture through…

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Why Glass In The Desert

Researching the rapid growth architecture in Qatar from nomadic tents and vernacular mud brick structures to modern-day housing and glass utopias. What will the future hold? Will our past fad away? The rapid…

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Origins of Doha Project

The Origins of Doha Project: Online Digital Heritage Remediation and Public Outreach in a Vanishing Pearling Town in the Arabian Gulf http://Origins of Doha Project at Cultural Heritage and New Technologies, Vienna, 2015…

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