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Planning Middle Eastern Cities

An Urban Kaleidoscope

by Y. Elsheshtawy

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages210
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ISBN 100415304008
ISBN 109780415304009

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Middle Eastern cities cannot be lumped together as a single group. Rather they make up the urban kaleidoscope of the title, as the diversity of the six cities included here shows. They range from cities rich in tradition (Cairo, Tunis, and Baghdad), to neglected cities (Algiers and Sana'a), to newly emerging 'oil-rich' Gulf cities (Dubai).3/5(1).

A thorough overview of issues and approaches to contemporary Middle Eastern urbanism. Traditional Dwelling and Settlements Review The essays collected by Elsheshtawy raise as many questions as they answer, but this is also a strength of the book, which provides insights into places often grounded in an idealized past, both in their architecture.

Cairo, Baghdad, Algiers and Dubai cannot be easily lumped together as a single group. Cities in the Arab world are too diverse and hybrid, ranging from those rich in tradition, to 'forgotten' cities, to newly emerging Gulf cities.

The authors here, Arab scholars and architects local to the cities they describe, provide an authentic voice with an understanding no outsider could achieve. Middle Eastern cities cannot be lumped together as a single group.

Rather they make up the urban kaleidoscope of the title, as the diversity of the six cities included here shows. They range from cities rich in tradition (Cairo, Tunis, and Baghdad), to neglected cities (Algiers and Sana'a), to newly emerging 'oil-rich' Gulf cities (Dubai).

The authors are all young Arab. Planning Middle Eastern Cities: An Urban Kaleidoscope in a Globalizing World Edited by Yasser Elsheshtawy London and New York: Routledge, (xii + pages, illustrations, maps) $ (cloth) The paper is a book review discussing the book.

Planning Middle Eastern Cities: An Urban Kaleidoscope in a Globalizing World can be seen as a crucial development in this cycle of investigation.

Book Review of. Introduction to Dr. Yasser Elsheshatwy’s edited book “Planning Middle Eastern Cities: An Urban Kaleidoscope in a Globalizing World” published by Routledge ( Book Description.

Presenting the current debate about cities in the Middle East from Sana’a, Beirut and Jerusalem to Cairo, Marrakesh and Gaza, the book explores urban planning and policy, migration, gender and identity as well as politics and.

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Planning Middle Eastern Cities. DOI link for Planning Middle Eastern Cities. Planning Middle Eastern Cities bookAuthor: Jamel Akbar. #agakhan #agakhanfoundation #architecture #dialogue #urbanism #book Reply on Twitter Retweet on Twitter 1 Like on Twitter 1 Twitter Middle Eastern cities cannot be lumped together as a single group.

Rather they make up the urban kaleidoscope of the title, as the diversity of the six cities included here shows.

They range from cities rich in tradition (Cairo, Tunis, and Baghdad), to neglected cities (Algiers and Sana'a), to newly emerging 'oil-rich' Gulf cities (Dubai).Brand: Yasser Elsheshtawy.

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ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 26 cm. Contents: The Middle East city: moving beyond the narrative of loss / Yasser Elsheshtawy --The merits of cities' locations / Jamel Akbar --The spatial development and urban transformation of colonial and postcolonial Algiers / Karim.

"""Planning Middle Eastern Cities is both an important book for scholars and a useful book for practitioners. Its contributors, all from the Middle East, present an insider's narrative with a broad focus that illustrates how scholars from the region problematize both their work and practice."" -Professoer Nezar AlSayyad, editor of "The End of Tradition and "Consuming Tradition.

Get this from a library. Planning Middle Eastern cities: an urban kaleidoscope in a globalizing world. [Yasser Elsheshtawy;] -- How did colonial influences change the urban form of the Arab capitals.

The author here poses - and answers - many. Urban Planning in the Middle East: Case Studies Dr Yarwood’s book on Urban Planning in the Middle East deftly ticks all. Foreword. can be loosely. See Sam Siddiqui's answer to What do Israelis think about Oded Yinon's Greater Israel plan.

In addition to the above there is also General Wesley Clark: Wars Were. Demographic trends in the Middle East point to a future of ever more youthful and increasingly crowded cities.

The Middle East has the youngest population of any region in the world and the second. Planning Middle Eastern Cities An urban kaleidoscope in a globalizing world Preface vii Illustration Credits and Sources ix The Contributors xi 1 The Middle East City: Moving beyond the Narrative of Loss 1 Yasser Elsheshtawy The narrative of loss 3 Globalization, cultural hybridity and polarization 6 The structure of the book 9 Concluding.

Template:Lists of cities in the Middle East. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This is a list of metropolitan areas in Middle East, with their population according to different sources.

The list includes metropolitan areas that have a population of over million. ^ "All urban agglomerations of the world with a population of 1 million inhabitants or more". Citypopulation. 1 April Middle Eastern Cities book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

The first half of the 20th century witnessed the birth of 3/5(1). Examples of city planning from both ancient and the Middle Ages periods abound in Iran, Egypt and Mesopotamia (present Iraq), among other Middle Eastern countries.

This chapter, however, provides an overview of urban planning in the modern Middle : Hooshang Amirahmadi. As Middle Eastern cities enter the second decade of the twenty-first century, they face a number of challenges to their economic resilience, competitiveness, and internal stability.

In this uniquely tense realm for the urban public, an understanding of the dynamics of decision-making processes, citizen power, and the rule of law is critical to.

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This book succinctly introduces the planning in the 6 Middle Eastern cities and mainly focuses on the urban planning and development of the cities. Through comparison and contrasting, the unique characteristic of each city could be observed.

Her research focuses on planning in conflict and post-conflict cities, the question of urban security and violence, and the role of religious political organizations in the making of cities. Bou Akar’s recent book, For the War Yet to Come: Planning Beirut’s Frontiers, examines how Beirut’s post-civil war peripheries have been transformed.

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She is a cultural anthropologist who has combined fieldwork and archival research in her studies of architecture and city planning in the Italian colonies between and Her book on the subject, Moderns Abroad: Architecture, Cities, and Italian Imperialism (Routledge, ) won the International Planning History.

At present, she is working on a book manuscript entitled "Planning Beirut: For the War Yet to Come," focusing on the spatial politics of Beirut's post-war frontiers.

Bou Akar is the co-editor of an electronic journal on urban issues in the Middle East, Jadaliyya Cities. She has worked as an architect and planner, and as a research consultant. Planning Middle Eastern Cities: An urban kaleidoscope in a globalizing This book was commissioned and edited by Alexandrine Press, Marcham, Oxfordshire Planning twentieth century capital cities / edited by David L.A.

Gordon. — (Planning, history, and the environment series). Cities and societies in the Middle East Syllabus for a special paper in the M. Phil. Modern Middle Eastern Studies Hillary Term Convenors: Leila Vignal (MEC) and Kerem Oktem (ESC) Outline The Middle East has a long urban tradition: Some of the world’s oldest cities –Istanbul, Damascus, Baghdad, Cairo- are located here.

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‘Middle East’- a term coined by the British referring to the area between Britain and India. Elsheshtawy in his book - ‘The Evolving Arab city’ states that the Arab world has always been seen through the eyes of a foreigner – a land of mosques, slum like developments and terrorists; a land of skyscrapers, malls and excessive consumerism.The second part then examines the social structure of Eastern Mediterranean port cities presenting an in-depth study of different ethnic groups and communities.

In the third part the changing physical structure of these cities is elucidated from the perspectives of archaeology, architecture, and urban planning.