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Queen Alia International Airport

Clare Olsen

Clare Olsen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from Brown University and a Masters of Architecture from the University of California Los Angeles. Olsen has taught at Tulane University, Syracuse University, Cornell University and California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, while concurrently running her practice, C.O.CO. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sinéad Mac Namara

Sinéad Mac Namara attended Trinity College Dublin and Princeton University, where she received a Ph.D. in Structural Engineering. She is an Assistant Professor at Syracuse University where she teaches mechanics, structures, interdisciplinary design, and design-build to students of architecture and engineering. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering

Routledge, 2014

Book chapter

... Queen Alia International Airport Client Airport International Group, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Ministry of Trans, Joannou & Paraskevaides (Overseas) Ltd, J&P-AVAX S.A., Airport International Group P.S.C. Architects Foster +...

Technical learning: Curitiba and city think tanks

Tim Campbell

Tim Campbell has worked for more than 35 years in urban development with experience in scores of countries and hundreds of cities in Latin America, South and East Asia, Eastern Europe, and Africa. His areas of expertise include strategic urban planning, city development strategies, decentralization, urban policy, and social and poverty impact of urban development. He is chairman of the Urban Age Institute, which fosters leadership and innovation between and among cities in areas of strategic urban planning, urban policy and management, sustainable environmental planning, and poverty reduction. Campbell retired from the World Bank in December 2005 after more than 17 years working in various capacities in the urban sector. Before joining the Bank, he worked for over 13 years as a private consultant and university professor. His consulting clients included private sector firms, governments, and international organizations. He taught at Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley. He lived in rural and small town Costa Rica for two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beyond Smart Cities : How Cities Network, Learn and Innovate

Earthscan, 2012

Book chapter

... tanks1 In contrast to the informal approach described in the last chapter is a more tech- nical mode of learning, as seen in places like Curitiba. The chief distinguishing characteristic is the presence of some form of semi- or wholly...

Greater Syria and Iraq (Umayyad and Abbasid Caliphates), 661–1258

Marcus Milwright

Marcus Milwright is Professor of Islamic Art and Archaeology in the Department of Art History and Visual Studies, University of Victoria, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

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...Greater Syria and Iraq were among the regions conquered by the Arab armies during the seventh century. The former was under the control of the Byzantine Empire and the latter under the rule of the Sasanid shahs. The new monotheistic faith...

Hellenistic Greece, c. 400–30 BCE

Thomas N. Howe

Thomas N. Howe is Professor of Art and Art History and Chair of Art History at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, USA, and also Coordinatore Generale (scientific director for archaeology and masterplanning) for the Fondazione Restoring Ancient Stabiae in Castellammare di Stabia, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In the Hellenistic period, Greek power – and its culture and architecture – spread across the central and eastern Mediterranean both before and after Alexander the Great’s conquest (336–323 BCE). In the wake, Greek culture became...

The Middle East, 1830–1914

Mohammad al-Asad

Mohammad al-Asad is Founding Director of the Center for the Study of the Built Environment (CSBE) in Amman, Jordan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The Middle East is defined by Turkey (north), Iran (east), Arabian Peninsula (south), and Egypt (west). Between lies the ‘Fertile Crescent’, including modern-day Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Israel/Palestine. From 1830 to 1914...