WIT Press

Lagoon Residential And Recreational Developments Case Study 2: Al Khiran Pearl City, Kuwait

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CE990571

Volume

43

Pages

12

Published

1999

Size

1,534 kb

Author(s)

T.A. Bale & P. Holmes

Abstract

Feasibility studies for sea city development on fifteen potential sites along the Kuwait coastline were carried out from 1987 to 1989. The conclusion of these studies was that six sites were suitable for major development of waterside cities, involving large scale excavation, dredging and reclamation works. A paper by Ealey, Holmes and Clark, which described the feasibility studies, was presented to the International Conference on Marinas at Southampton in 1989. Work commenced on planning and environmental impact assessment for one of the six sites, at Shuwaikh in Kuwait City. This work was halted by the invasion of Kuwait in 1990. After the liberation of Kuwait, the authorities in Kuwait were

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