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The Kuwait urbanization : documentation, analysis, critique.

Author: Saba George Shiber
Publisher: [Kuwait?] [1964]
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shiber, Saba George, 1923-
Kuwait urbanization.
[Kuwait?] [1964]
(OCoLC)894184809
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saba George Shiber
OCLC Number: 769523
Description: lxxii, 643 pages illustrations 34 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The urban-architectural surge of Kuwait. Structure and architecture of the typical Arab town --
Drama of Kuwait from the air --
The tradition and change of Kuwait --
Kuwait buildup: admiration, doubts and forms --
Saga of Kuwait planning: a critique --
pt. 2. Harnessing the urban-architectural revolution of Kuwait. Planning principles as urban form determinants --
Municipal council takes command of urban affairs --
Central business district (CBD) redevelopment and urban design --
Central park and the corniche scheme --
Neighborhood units, private and limited-income housing --
Laying the fundationstones for the master-plan of Kuwait --
Comprehensive planning comes of age --
pt. 3. Facts, problems and case studies. Architecture and urban aesthetics in Kuwait: significance or superficiality --
Expanding Kuwait's horizons of agriculture and landscaping --
Analysis of miscellaneous aspects --
pt. 4. Analysis for the urban-architectural synthesis. Visual planning, scale and spatial conceptualization in the urban synthesis --
Kineetic and kinesthetic factors in city planning --
Pattern and non-pattern in urban formation --
What is urban atmosphere? --
Significance and symbolism in the Kuwait urbanization --
Towards a theorem of urbanization?
Other Titles: al-Madianah al-Kuwaitiyyah.

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