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Architectural heritage is something of an anomaly in the city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Since 1950 the city has grown from 4,000 residents to nearly 1.5 million, many of whom are housed and working in miles-long rows of concrete tower blocks. The 18th-century Qasr Al Hosn #castle stands as a rare historical monument in this remarkably modern city, and the local government just recently completed a decade-long architectural #conservation program restoring and stabilizing its #masonry walls.
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