Desert Paradises : Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai's Urban Model
Bolleter also evaluates the designed landscapes of Dubai against the principles of the United Nations and the International Federation of Landscape Architects and argues that what is happening in Dubai represents a significant discrepancy between theory and practice.
This book offers a new perspective on landscape design that has until now been unexplored. It would be beneficial to academics and students of geography, landscape architecture, urban design and urban planning - particularly those with an interest in Dubai or the many cities in the region that are experiencing Dubaiification.
- Hardback | 176 pages
- 156 x 234 x 15.24mm | 454g
- 03 Apr 2019
- Taylor & Francis Inc
- CRC Press Inc
- Bosa Roca, United States
- 5 Line drawings, black and white; 25 Halftones, black and white; 30 Illustrations, black and white
Other books in this series
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24 Mar 2016
13 Dec 2017
06 Mar 2020
27 Nov 2020
14 Jul 2015
08 Nov 2016
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with a focus on Dubai. This fascinating and historically informed account sheds new light on
nuances of landscape urbanism and the complex politics behind it. Providing an original and
impactful contribution to landscape design, history and practice, Bolleter handles both breadth and
depth of the development of landscape in Dubai with balance and solid supportive arguments.
This indispensable study would be an inspiring reading for experts from various fields, including
but not limited to, geographers, urban planners, designers, architects, and historians of
contemporary Middle East."
Mohamad Gharipour, Morgan State University, USA
"[This book] makes a substantial contribution to the discourse of landscape architecture in the Middle East." - Julian Raxworthy, (Landscape Review), University of Queensland, Australia
About Julian Bolleter