Architecture under Umayyad Patronage (661-750)
Under the Umayyads, Islam spread to various lands,...
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Morphological and functional categories of the Mosque
The mosque plan was developed through a process of change...
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Theoretical issues of Islamic Architechture
Although Muslim architecture has been investigated by both...
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Figure 1. Raised arcades, Kairawan Method
The Pointed Arch
The first appearance of the pointed arch in the Muslim...
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Interior Architecture of Desert Climate
Mr. Hadi Ali Shateh discusses design solutions adopted in...
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The Taj Mahal
A white marble tomb built in 1631-48 in Agra, seat of the...
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A'mr Mosque
In year 642AD, A'mr Ibn Al-Aas laid the foundations of the...
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Ibn Tulun Mosque
Ibn Tulun Mosque is a rare example where Europeans openly...
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Foundation Background
The Great Ummayad Mosque
The Great Ummayyad Mosque remains one of the great symbols...
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The Seljuk Iwan
According to Scerrato (1980) the Iwans plans of Seljuk...
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