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Real Estate Liberalization as Catalyst of Urban Transformation in the Persian Gulf (2016)
Book Chapter
Wiedmann, F. (2016). Real Estate Liberalization as Catalyst of Urban Transformation in the Persian Gulf. In M. Kamrava (Ed.), Gateways to the World: Port Cities in the Persian Gulf, 172-195. C. Hurst & Co

This chapter discusses the liberalization of the real estate sector which has accompanied the recent urbanization in emerging Gulf cities. It outlines the key role played by real estate in redefining development patterns, and promoting both economic... Read More about Real Estate Liberalization as Catalyst of Urban Transformation in the Persian Gulf.

Sustainable urban qualities in the emerging city of Doha (2014)
Journal Article
Wiedmann, F., Salama, A. M., & Mirincheva, V. (2014). Sustainable urban qualities in the emerging city of Doha. Journal of Urbanism, 7(1), 62-84. https://doi.org/10.1080/17549175.2013.870088

Various urban qualities are required for sustainable urban development, which is a particular challenge in the case of emerging cities such as Qatar's capital, Doha. Therefore, this paper seeks to introduce a framework concerning how to investigate u... Read More about Sustainable urban qualities in the emerging city of Doha.