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ARCHITECTURE OF THE CONTEMPORARY MOSQUE

ISMAÏL SERAGELDIN

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ISBN 10: 1854903942 / ISBN 13: 9781854903945
Published by ACADEMY EDITIONS, 1996
Used Condition: Bon état. Relié ANGLAIS
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Livre rare. Architecture of the Contemporary Mosque. Ouvrage dédié à l'architecture des mosquées contemporaines, notamment en Egypte, en Iran, au Maghreb et en Turquie. Nombreux plans, photographies, illustrations et planches.Glossaire / Bibliographie. 278 illustrations, dont 96 en couleurs. 0x0mm 1500g. Bookseller Inventory # 9781854903945

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Title: ARCHITECTURE OF THE CONTEMPORARY MOSQUE

Publisher: ACADEMY EDITIONS

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Relié ANGLAIS

Book Condition:Bon état.

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? Provides a valuable new insight into contemporaneous mosque theory and design
? Defines current mosques within the global context of comparative religions
? No other building type is so charged with symbolism
? This book will be of particular interest to Islamic/Muslim architects worldwide, students, historians and religion leaders

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ISMAÏL SERAGELDIN is Vice President of Environmentally Sustainable Development at the World Bank, and an Egyptian architect and planner who holds a PhD from Harvard University. He served on the Aga Khan Award for Architecture Steering Committee from 1984 to 1992 and chaired the Master Jury in 1983 and 1995. His books include Space For Freedom, which examines the 1986 awards, and Architecture Beyond Architecture which presents the 1995 awards. JAMES STEELE is Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Southern California. He is an architect who has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, King Faisal University in Saudi Arabia, and Texas Tech University in Lubbock. He has written many books which include Hassan Fathy, Museum Builders and Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and has edited Architecture for Islamic Societies Today which presents the 1989 Aga Khan Awards and Architecture for a Changing World which examines the 1992 awards.

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