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Author Al-Asad, Mohammad.

Title Contemporary architecture and urbanism in the Middle East / Mohammad al-Asad.

Published Gainesville, Fla. : University Press of Florida, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  720.956090511 ASAD    AVAILABLE
 UniM Archit  720.956090511 ASAD    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 286 pages : colour illustrations, plans ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Small-scale residential projects: the region's architectural laboratories -- High-rise residential projects: redefining the apartment building -- Religious projects: the quiet decade -- Cultural projects: an enthusiastic embrace -- Public spaces: rethinking the city -- Higher education and research projects: instant and organically developing campuses -- Workplaces: institutional branding -- Sports projects, serving national pride and commerce -- Tourism projects: the different faces of the hotel -- Commercial projects: retail, entertainment, and restaurants -- Transportation projects: wave of the future -- Mixed-use complexes: constructing icons -- Master plans for urban districts: the prominence of public-private partnerships -- New cities: ambitions on a remarkable scale.
Summary "A documentation of over 100 major architectural projects in the Middle East from 2000 through 2009"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Architecture -- Middle East -- History -- 21st century.
City planning -- Middle East -- History -- 21st century.
ISBN 9780813040172 (hbk. :alk paper)