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Under Construction: Logics of Urbanism in the Gulf Region

Wippel S et.al
Interdisciplinary in approach, this volume explores and deciphers the symbolic value and iconicity of the built environment in the Arab Gulf Region, its aesthetics, language and performative characteristics.
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Architecture of Resistance: Cultivating Moments of Possibility within the Palestinian/Israeli Conflict

Sharif Y
Interrogates - through the mechanism of research. This book provides a visual documentary account of the urban and spatial consequences of Palestinian life under Israeli occupation.
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The Shrines of the 'Alids in Medieval Syria: Sunnis, Shi'is and the Architecture of Coexistence

Mulder, Stephennie
The first illustrated, architectural history of the 'Alid shrines, increasingly endangered by the conflict in Syria
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Spaceship in the Desert: Energy, Climate Change, and Urban Design in Abu Dhabi

Gunel, Gokce
Goekce Gunel examines the development and construction of Masdar City, a zero-carbon city built by Abu Dhabi that houses a research institute for renewable energy which implemented a series of green technologies and infrastructures as a way to deal with climate change and prepare for a post-oil future.
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For the War Yet to Come: Planning Beirut's Frontiers

Akar H B
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Palmyra: Mirage in the Desert

Aruz, Joan
"The essays in this volume are based on papers and lectures presented in 'Palmyra: Mirage in the Desert,' a symposium held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 23, 2016" -- Title page vers
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City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death and the Search for Truth in Tehran

Navia, Ramitra
Winner of the DEBUT POLITICAL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2015 A searing, energetic portrait of life in modern Tehran - 'deeply researched yet as exciting as a novel' Simon Sebag Montefiore
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The State of the Middle East Atlas: Regional Change and Global Impact

Smith D
From the author of the bestselling State of the World Atlas, here is an essential tool for understanding the Middle East and its pivotal role in global politics.
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Aleppo: The Rise and Fall of Syria's Great Merchant City

Mansel P
Invaluable to all those interested in the magnificent history of this now-ruined city.
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Islamic Architecture in Iran: Poststructural Theory and the Architectural History of Iranian Mosques

Khaghani S
The architecture of the Islamic world is predominantly considered in terms of a dual division between 'tradition' and 'modernity' - a division which, Saeid Khaghani here argues, has shaped and limited the narrative applied to this architecture.
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