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Why Knowledge Megaprojects Will Fail to Transform Gulf Countries in Post-Carbon Economies: The Case of Qatar
Luleå tekniska universitet, Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser, Arkitektur och vatten.ORCID-id: 0000-0001-6831-8857
2017 (Engelska)Ingår i: The Journal of urban technology, ISSN 1063-0732, E-ISSN 1466-1853, Vol. 24, nr 3, s. 85-98Artikel i tidskrift (Refereegranskat) Published
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In the last two decades, resource cities of the Arab Gulf Region have been known to urban scholars and the general public for their extravagant, large-scale urban developments. These so-called megaprojects have allowed Gulf governments to both brand their nations globally and compete regionally and internationally with other global economic centers. However, as oil-rich Gulf countries have attempted to diversify their revenue stream away from fossil fuels, a new urban typology has emerged in their capitals to facilitate the transition to the knowledge-intensive economy. In continuity with previous research on megaprojects in the Gulf and Asian countries, we have called this new typology Knowledge Megaprojects (KMs). In this paper, by using as a reference point for comparisons the existing literature on knowledge developments in the West, we set to exemplify KMs in the Gulf region by analyzing the case of Education City—a large knowledge campus being developed by the Qatari government in Doha. One main result of this study is that KMs replicate the same shortcomings of other more mundane, extravagant megaprojects and thus are unlikely to provide the right urban setting to foster a sustainable transition to the post-carbon economy in the Gulf.

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Taylor & Francis, 2017. Vol. 24, nr 3, s. 85-98
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-63408DOI: 10.1080/10630732.2017.1311569ISI: 000409177100006Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85019072492OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-63408DiVA, id: diva2:1096363
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