The passage between the new Metro Station and the newly opened Al Wakrah Stadium is an important one – it brings about a sense of expectation, excitement, destination, journey, connectivity, discovery. As such, it needs to be designed to suit these sentiments – shaded routes, bicycle lanes, rest areas, varied landscaping, pedestrian ways, and lighting.
The Qatar Urban Design Compendium is Qatar’s premier book on how to do good urban design, tailored for the local context and benchmarking relevant international best practices. It provides guidance […]
Al Mirqab is at the heart of Doha, a link between Souk Waqif and the Qatar National Museum, embracing the Corniche as its northern border and holding a mix of uses. With great potential comes a great responsibility to transform the area into a truly positive and significant urban experience that would catalyze a wider Downtown Doha regeneration initiative.
The history of residential typology in Doha is an important one. It involves the transformation from the courtyard houses of the pre-concrete era, to the stand-alone single-family villa – which is its antithesis. The importance of this transformation (accompanied by the emergence of other typologies)…