The United Arab Emirates has undergone a profound globalization process in recent decades. Boris Brorman Jensen critically reviews the architectural development in Dubai and Abu Dhabi based on the following questions: What significance has the absence of public insight had on the architectural production in the two Emirates?
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See and download the other texts on architecture and urban development in the Arabian Gulf by Boris Brorman Jensen:
Masdar City: a critical retrospection pdf
Learning from Dubai: Is it possible? pdf
Dubai: dynamics of bingo urbanism pdf
Case Study Dubai: or Learning from Junk Space Deluxe pdf
Globale kort pdf (in Danish)
Junkspace de Luxe pdf (in Danish)
Casestudie Dubai – fortællinger om en globaliseret bystat pdf (in Danish)
See Boris Brorman Jensen’s contribution to the exhibition ARAB CONTEMPORARY at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.
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