Katara Cultural Village’ in Qatar: Public Art and Urban Space
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This research study discusses the role of public art in influencing urban environments in Qatar, namely within Katara Cultural Village. It will explore how this approach can increase local communities’ environmental awareness as an indirect input to enhance the environment to which it attracts both local and international visitors. In addition, it will explore the types of catalysts that enhance the built environment, such as art and culture. This research is primarily a qualitative evaluation that employs multiple methods to support it, such as interviews and observations, while investigating the communication of connectivity, desirability and expansion in relation to different aspects of development. This approach will assist us in reaching the finding, which will include the advantages and disadvantages of public art and culture in an urban space.
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