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Contemporary architecture and urbanism in the Middle East

Mohammad Al-Asad

Contemporary architecture and urbanism in the Middle East

by Mohammad Al-Asad

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainsville, Tallahassee, Tampa, Boca Raton, Pensacola, Orlando, Miami, Jacksonville, Ft. Myers, Sarasota .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning,
  • History,
  • ARCHITECTURE / General,
  • Architecture,
  • ART / Middle Eastern

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMohammad al-Asad
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA1465 .A43 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25173714M
    ISBN 109780813040172
    LC Control Number2012000878

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      This provocative collection of essays is the first book-length treatment of the development of modern architecture in the Middle East. Ranging from Jerusalem at the turn of the twentieth century to Libya under Italian colonial rule, postwar Turkey, and on to present-day Iraq, the essays cohere around the historical encounter between the politics of nation-building and architectural modernism's. The symbol of the winged sun was found throughout the Middle East.: It was associated with divinity, royalty, and power. The symbol shown above is an Egyptian version. The modern-day Assyrian and Aramean flags feature different versions of the symbol. The Israelite royal Seals of Hezekiah also featured one, sometimes flanked on either side with the Egyptian ankh symbol.

    North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University . Interdisciplinary in approach, this volume explores and deciphers the symbolic value and iconicity of the built environment in the Arab Gulf Region, its aesthetics, language and performative characteristics. Bringing together a range of studies by artists, curators and scholars, it demonstrates how Dubai appeared - at least until the financial crisis - to be leading the construction race and.


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