Paradigms Lost in Morocco: How Urban Mega-Projects Should Disturb our Understanding of Arab Politics

Author: Paradigms Lost in Morocco: How Urban Mega-Projects Should Disturb our Understanding of Arab Politics

Publication Date: 04/06/2015
Source: Jadaliyya



Link: Paradigms Lost in Morocco: How Urban Mega-Projects Should Disturb our Understanding of Arab Politics

Summary

When you enter Casablanca by train along the coastal track, you can see the new high-rises of Casablanca Marina appear in the distance. Although still under construction, it has already radically transformed the skyline of Casablanca. The Mrina project is situated just in front of the old medina between the harbor and the magnificent Hassan II Mosque.