Arab Architecture: Past and Present - An Exhibition Presented by the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce

Durham: The Centre for Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies, University of Durham, 1983. Softcover. White stapled wraps with green lettering and decoration. 100 pp. with bw illus. throughout. VG- with light wear to covers. Item #143981

Catalogue from the exhibition held in London, January - February 1984. Essays/sections include: The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem and the importance of the Mihrab Sulayman; Mecca-oriented Architecture within an urban context - a largely unexplored building practice of mediaeval Cairo; The Alhambra; The Arts and Islamic Architecture; Building in the Middle East today - in search of a direction; Architecture and planning in the Arab City; Planners, architects and the people: the experience of the medina of Tunis; City of Jeddah; The Arab house in its geocultural context; and Compatible architecture in the Arabl City. With a list of exhibitors, bw diagrams/plans and photos of buildings and models. Each essay by a different architectural expert.

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