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Dubai Amplified: The Engineering of a Port Geography Stephen J Ramos

Dubai Amplified: The Engineering of a Port Geography

Stephen J Ramos

Published December 1st 2010
ISBN : 9781409408239
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213 pages
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A detailed examination of the increasingly ambitious developments and infrastructure programmes realized in Dubai since the 1970s. This book provides an invaluable understanding of Dubai urbanism, but by highlighting the cycle of typologicalMoreA detailed examination of the increasingly ambitious developments and infrastructure programmes realized in Dubai since the 1970s. This book provides an invaluable understanding of Dubai urbanism, but by highlighting the cycle of typological borrowing, prototypical replication, and scalar amplification. It also argues that the definition of infrastructure in this type of territorial development should be expanded into a set of objects, networks and services that cities can replicate and amplify.