Knowledge-Based Urban Development in the Middle East
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Knowledge-Based Urban Development in the Middle East

Ali A. Alraouf (Qatar Urban Planning, Qatar)
Release Date: March, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 310
ISBN13: 9781522537342|ISBN10: 1522537341|EISBN13: 9781522537359|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3734-2


The knowledge economy has become an important part of contemporary development for cities in a time of globalization and expansion. Examining theories of knowledge transfer and urban advancement allows for better adaptation in a changing global society.

Knowledge-Based Urban Development in the Middle East provides emerging research on the contemporary practices of architecture, urban design, and implementation in contemporary Middle Eastern cities. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics, such as creative economy, knowledge development, and learning communities, this book is an important resource for academics, researchers, practitioners, and decision makers seeking current research on the issues and challenges of implementing knowledge-based urban development in Middle Eastern cities.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Creative Economy
  • Cultural Buildings
  • Expert Systems
  • Innovation Technology
  • Knowledge Development
  • Knowledge Workers
  • Learning Communities
  • Smart Cities
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Services

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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