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Dubai The Ehngineering of a Port Geography

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ISBN-10: 140940823X

ISBN-13: 9781409408239

Edition: 2010

Authors: Stephen J. Ramos

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Following the British withdrawal in 1971, the Gulf Region entered a heady period of political restructuring, awash with oil money that helped fund national aspirations. Infrastructure investment became a central part of the region's nation-building initiatives and fueled strong competition. Without its neighbours' oil fields, infrastructure and territorial development became particularly vital to Dubai. This book provides a unique and detailed understanding of Dubai urbanism by demonstrating that cumulative programmatic intensification and scalar amplification of its large-scale infrastructural components guided its metropolitan growth and generated a territorial organization logic that…    
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Book details

List price: $66.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 12/28/2010
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 212
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.08" tall
Language: English

Spiro Pollalis is Professor of Design, Technology and Management at the Harvard Design School where he teaches design and development.Daniel L. Schodek is the Kumagai Research Professor of Architectural Technology in the Department of Architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where he taught from 1969 until 2008.Andreas Georgoulias is a lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.Stephen Ramos is a researcher for the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure.