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2 thoughts on “Spaceship in the Desert

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    There is than what meets the eye


  2. says:

    interesting ethnography but it hedges around a lot of the core power dynamics


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Review · E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ø Gökçe Günel

Spaceship in the Desert

Endering the future a thinly disguised version of the fossil fueled present Spaceship in the Desert tells the story of Masdar at once a “utopia” sponsored by the Emirati government and a well resourced company involving different actors who participated in the project each with their own agendas and desire

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In 2006 Abu Dhabi launched an ambitious project to construct the world’s first zero carbon city Masdar City In Spaceship in the Desert Gökçe Günel examines the development and construction of Masdar City's renewable energy and clean technology infrastructures providing an illuminating portrait of an inter

Review · E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ø Gökçe Günel

National group of engineers designers and students who attempted to build a post oil future in Abu Dhabi While many of Masdar's initiatives such as developing a new energy currency and a driverless rapid transit network have stalled or not met expectations Günel analyzes how these initiatives contributed to r

  • Paperback
  • 272
  • Spaceship in the Desert
  • Gökçe Günel
  • English
  • 14 June 2018
  • 9781478000914

About the Author: Gökçe Günel

Gökçe Günel is Assistant Professor in the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the University of Arizona.