Palestinian’s Response within the existing framework As planned in the Jerusalem Master Plan 2000, many of the Palestinian regions are re-designated as green belt, which leads to the demolition of existing Palestinian neighbourhood. As a response, local community submitted alternative …

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The aftermath of World War I When the British mandate period over, the United Nations proposed the partition plan dividing the Land of Palestine into Jewish state and Arabic State. Meanwhile, the historic city, Jerusalem, will be divided into East …

The start of oppression – United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine Read more »

Just the Beginning? The master plan 2000 is merely a beginning of aggressive planning. Although in recent decades, the Israeli government shows signs of slowing down the oppression of Palestinian by the minor adjustment of policies, the recently published Jerusalem …

The sequels – Jerusalem 5800 plan Read more »

Evaluation of Master Plan 2000 With such an oppressive strategy, do the demographic goals mentioned in the first narrative achieved? When looking into the demographic statistic for the past 20 years, annual growth rate for the Arabs (Palestinians) still persists …

An unexpected ending: do the Israelis succeed? Read more »

A National Aspiration Moshe Cohen and his team were responsible for the construction of Jerusalem Light Rail [JLR], (Cohen 2004, 5-6) which was criticized of segregating Jews and Palestinians despite being an infrastructure linking west and east Jerusalem (as referencing …

Jerusalem national parks, the national glory of Jews Read more »

The Master Plan of Burj Dubai Tower and its surroundings is as below. In late March 2006, a group of workers were discontent with the low salaries and unfair treatment and thus damaging the cars, offices and construction vehicles at the …

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Satellite photo of Dubai's invisible urban space© 2013 by arkodatto

    In the passage [INSTANT CITY: SUCCESS OF DUBAI, FROM OIL TO REAL ESTATE] by Nicholas Tai, we have learnt that after the discovery of oil in 1966, the government of Dubai has got the resources and capital to …

Dubai/ Invisible Urban Spaces: Exploration of the Invisible Read more »