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Veiling Architecture: Decoration of Domestic Buildings in Upper Egypt 1672-1950
Veiling Architecture: Decoration of Domestic Buildings in Upper Egypt 1672-1950
by Ahmed Abdel Gawad
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In the Nile Valley and desert oases south of Cairo-Upper Egypt-surviving domestic buildings from the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries demonstrate a unique and varied strand of traditional decoration. Intricate patterns in wood, iron,... (read more)

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Jerusalem Architecture
Jerusalem Architecture
by David Kroyanker
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Kroyanker is a Jerusalem-born architect who has published extensively in Hebrew on the built heritage of Jerusalem (his six-volume work on the subject is seminal). This authoritative, one-volume survey has been prepared in a large format (11x13") to... (read more)

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A History of Ottoman Architecture
A History of Ottoman Architecture
by Godfrey Goodwin
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When it was first published, Godfrey Goodwin's study immediately established itself as a definitive work on the subject. It remains the only comprehensive survey in English and virtually the only account of the last two centuries of Turkish architecture.... (read more)

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Contemporary Architecture L South Africa
Contemporary Architecture L South Africa
by Ines Tolic
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The 'Contemporary Architecture' series will include small, single-subject books focused on the international architecture in the period ranging from post-World War II to the present.... (read more)

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Casablanca: Colonial Myths and Architectural Ventures
Casablanca: Colonial Myths and Architectural Ventures
by Jean Louis Cohen
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Casablanca is a city of international renown, not least because of its urban structures and features. Celebrated by colonial writers, filmed by Hollywood, magnet for Europeans and Moroccans, Casablanca is above all an exceptional collection of urban... (read more)

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Egypt Visual Sourcebook: For Artists, Architects, and Designers
Egypt Visual Sourcebook: For Artists, Architects, and Designers
by Jim Hewitt
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An essential reference to Egypt's architectural heritage. This unique visual reference guide will be an invaluable resource to professional designers-from architects to illustrators, production designers, art directors, decorators, film concept artists... (read more)

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Western Islamic Architecture: A Concise Introduction
Western Islamic Architecture: A Concise Introduction
by John D Hoag
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Profusely illustrated critical appraisal vividly describes the glories of world architecture, from Spain and Egypt to other areas of the Middle East. Captioned drawings, maps, and photographs contrast, for example, the internal ornamentation of... (read more)

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Istanbul Architecture
Istanbul Architecture
by Murat Gul
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The latest in the popular Watermark Architectural Guides series, covering the architecture of this huge and ancient city from Byzantine ruins to modern high-rise.... (read more)

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The Mosque: Political, Architectural and Social Transformations
The Mosque: Political, Architectural and Social Transformations
by Ergun Erkocu
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The Netherlands' approximately 800,000 Muslims have access to almost 500 mosques. While mosques were once quietly accommodated in old school buildings, factories or churches, today the construction of new mosques is up--one of the factors literally... (read more)

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Islamic Monument in Cairo: The Practical Guide
Islamic Monument in Cairo: The Practical Guide
by Caroline Williams
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Walks the visitor around two hundred of the city's most interesting Islamic... (read more)

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World Architecture - Egypt
World Architecture - Egypt
by Dietrich Wildung
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The architecture of the pharaohs represents some of the most impressive creative work ever produced in Egyptian art and yet it has never been completely assessed. Dietrich Wildung, Curator of the Egyptian Museum in Berlin, gives a compelling account of... (read more)

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Spectacular Vernacular: The Adobe Tradition
Spectacular Vernacular: The Adobe Tradition
by Jean Loui Bourgeois
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A charming study in word and picture (abundant, good, color) of the mud buildings of the world. The subjects occur in Mali, Burkina Faso, India, Mauritania, Afghanistan, Pakistan (a bit in the US southwest). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR... (read more)

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Impressions of Arabia
Impressions of Arabia
by Thierry Mauger
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With its awe-inspiring landmarks, its dense woodlands, and the delightful coolness of its mountain-tops, the region of Asir stands in sharp contrast to the usual patterns of Saudi Arabian landscape. "This could have been the site of the Garden of Eden... (read more)

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Mosque
Mosque
by Martin Frishman
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Architecture in the Emirates
Architecture in the Emirates
by Philip Jodidio
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Art & Architecture of Islam 650 1250
Art & Architecture of Islam 650 1250
by Richar Ettinghausen
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [415]-428) and index.... (read more)

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Some Aspects of Indo Islamic Architecture
Some Aspects of Indo Islamic Architecture
by Subhash Parihar
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-182) and index.... (read more)

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Design & Color in Islamic Architecture
Design & Color in Islamic Architecture
by Sonia Seherr Thoss
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Riyadh Album the Traditional & Modern City & Its Environs
Riyadh Album the Traditional & Modern City & Its Environs
by Charlotte Breese
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Turkish Islamic Architecture in Seljuk &
Turkish Islamic Architecture in Seljuk &
by Behcet Unsal
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