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The geography of Qatar

The geography of Qatar Catnaps is a personal website and resource for islamic architecture, planning and design, photographs, the cassini and maraldi astronomer families and ww1 military history, water resources, dam. It can…

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Qatar Geology, Sabkhas, Evaporites and Desert Environments – Introduction

Qatar Geology, Sabkhas, Evaporites and Desert Environments – Introduction An introduction to some Middle East and North African sabkha and other desert features

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Doha Skyscraper Diagram – SkyscraperPage.com

Doha Skyscraper Diagram – SkyscraperPage.com SkyscraperPage’s diagram system presents the world’s tallest buildings to scale, all lined up in a row. Discover the world’s skyscrapers right here.Skyscraper enthusiast website featuring buildings database, discussion…

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Current Intelligence – Analysis – Ethnic Futurism in the Gulf 

Current Intelligence – Analysis – Ethnic Futurism in the Gulf  Futurism has found aesthetic expression in the Gulf among a cadre of young writers and artists who are using it to explore the…

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The desert of the unreal

The desert of the unreal Fatima Al Qadiri and Sophia Al-Maria tell Karen Orton about Gulf futurism, and why the oil-rich region’s restrictive desert consumerism hold the keys to the future “The first…

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Musheireb, Doha

Musheireb, Doha Despite the polemic, the Qatari Musheireb development, masterplanned by AECOM, looks more to the past than the future.

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Boom Times in Qatar

Boom Times in Qatar Desert Boom in Qatar, by Ron Gluckman A sleepy stretch of sand visited mainly by the odd camel caravan over the centuries, Qatar is in the midst of a…

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