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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 pre-past and post oil periods. Providing a comprehensive view on the motives and historcal context for the changes.  The changes are very much charted within the new landscape of the city, some completely destroyed  while other have become hidden gems.

He is also the author of The History of Qatari Architecture from 1800 to 1950 which chronicles the architectural development in qatar with the different typologies.

To find the find more information please visit the digital architectural papers where you can also download the pdf.  http://www.architecturalpapers.ch/index.php?ID=103

 

 

 

 

 

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