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Towards a Political Urbanism: Doha Beyond the Conflict [Megaron]
Megaron. 2012; 7(1): 108-112

Towards a Political Urbanism: Doha Beyond the Conflict

Adrià Carbonell
Collage Of Architecture, Art & Design American University Of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Cities are built in a material way, but also according to emotional, symbolic or metaphorical ideas. History has seen how city plans and projects have been designed under totalitarian ideologies that intended to build urban space as their direct consequence. Ideal cities have been imagined based on intellectual constructions, pure and abstract ideas of what the perfect city should be. However, perfection will never be reached. As Witold Gombrowicz advised, many times these pure, intellectual forms have provoked the dehumanization of human life....

Keywords: Doha, Urbanism


Adrià Carbonell. Towards a Political Urbanism: Doha Beyond the Conflict. Megaron. 2012; 7(1): 108-112

Corresponding Author: Adrià Carbonell, United Arab Emirates


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