By Michael Cameron Dempsey
Castles within the Sand explores the drastic adjustments in Abu Dhabi’s outfitted surroundings, the place whole islands are forested with skyscrapers and billions of greenbacks in infrastructure are spent on a whim—while recounting the disorienting adventure of an interloper encountering a society within which foreigners outnumber locals 9 to at least one and modernity clashes head-on with centuries of embedded culture. normal readers will discover a large advent to Abu Dhabi, and designers and planners will achieve a firsthand glimpse within an unheard of test in city-building.
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Castles in the Sand: A City Planner in Abu Dhabi by Michael Cameron Dempsey