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CAN YOU REALLY DESIGN A CREATIVE NEIGHBOURHOOD? NORMAN FOSTER PLANS FOR HIPSTERS IN DUBAI

by Ares Kalandides “Norman Foster’s architecture firm will deliver the second phase of the Dubai Design District, also known as D3, which is a new creative quarter being built from scratch in the United Arab Emirates city.” How many clichés … Continue reading

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The Liberal First-Mover Advantage

By Renard Teipelke In a previous article (here), I have discussed the bombastic growth plans of the airports in Dubai, Doha, and Abu Dhabi. With regard to their proximity and location within desserts, I have hinted at the lack of … Continue reading

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Unlimited Growth of Gulf Airports: The Sky Has a Limit?!

By Renard Teipelke If you happen to travel between Europe, Africa, and Asia, you will nowadays very likely stopover and transfer in one of the big airport hubs of the Middle East: Dubai, Doha, or Abu Dhabi. Strategically located between … Continue reading

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De-mystifying the hype about Dubai

by Valentin Schipfer In 2007  I undertook a one-week trip to my Viennese friend Ferdinand staying in Dubai. Back then his father was the Commercial Counselor, so there was nothing to complain about accommodation, food nor transport. On the contrary … Continue reading

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