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 […]
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.
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)…