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Metamorphosing dead Abbasid forms into living modern architecture lies at the roots of Mohamed Makiya's classicism as an architect. This essay charts the stages of this metamorphosis from the Khulafa Mosque (1963) and the Kuwait State Mosque (one of the largest in the world) through to the vast and visionary schemes for Iraq of the late 1980s. Makijy's formally complex andMetamorphosing dead Abbasid forms into living modern architecture lies at the roots of Mohamed Makiya's classicism as an architect. This essay charts the stages of this metamorphosis from the Khulafa Mosque (1963) and the Kuwait State Mosque (one of the largest in the world) through to the vast and visionary schemes for Iraq of the late 1980s. Makijy's formally complex and nuanced architecture, the author argues, is continuous, harmonious, and celebratory of an Islamic past....

Title : Post-Islamic Classicism: A Visual Essay on the Architecture of Mohamed Makiya
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ISBN : 9780863562952
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 160 Pages
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