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Invention / Transformation: Strategies for the Qattara / Jimi Oases in Al Ain.
Silvetti, Jorge, and Felipe Correa.
Invention / Transformation: Strategies for the Qattara / Jimi Oases in Al Ain.
The work presented in this publication documents a one year investigation - through design studios at the Harvard University GSD - of the Qattara / Jimi Oases in Al Ain (United Arab Emirates). This research initiative, sponsored by the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH), explores the time-honored tradition of the oases as facilitators of settlement in the region, and examines their inherent potential to act as new forms of collective space for present day Al Ain.

Category: Urban Planning, Urban Planning
Binding: Cl.
Pages: 340 pp
Publisher: Harvard GSD/ Abu Dhabi Culture & Heritage.
Year: 2010
Publication Place: Cambridge
ISBN: 9781934510285
Book Id: 85279

Price: $35.00

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