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The superlative city : Dubai and the urban condition in the early twenty-first century / edited by Ahmed Kanna
Alternate Title Dubai and the urban condition in the early twenty-first century
Cambridge, Mass. : Aga Khan Program at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design ; 2013
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 3rd Floor  HT169.U5 S86 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Architecture -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubayy (Emirate) -- 21st century
Urbanization -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubayy (Emirate)
Cities and towns -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubayy (Emirate) -- Growth
Architecture -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubayy (Emirate)
Cities and towns -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubayy (Emirate)
Subject Dubai (United Arab Emirates) -- Civilization
Physical Description 167 p. : ill. (some col.), maps; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents Planning, prototyping, and replication in Dubai / Stephen Ramos and Peter G. Rowe -- Peak urbanism, micro-planning, and other emergent realities in Dubai / Amale Andraos and Dan Wood -- Learning from Dubai: is it possible? / Boris Brorman Jensen -- Terrain Marécageaux: Dubai's lopsided landscape / Gareth Doherty -- Dubai manifesto: Dubai's relationship to water / Virginie Picon-Lefebvre -- The Dubai effect archipelago / Neyran Turan -- Resituating the Dubai spectacle / Yasser Elsheshtawy -- Dubai, in particular anomalous spaces and ignored histories in the "superlative city" / Ahmed Kanna -- "Everything you can imagine is real": labor, hype, and the specter of progress in Dubai / Maryam Monalisa Gharavi -- The future promise of architecture in Dubai / Kevin Mitchell
Alternate Author Kanna, Ahmed
Aga Khan Program at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design

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