Mosques Architecture

The Transnational Mosque : Architecture and Historical Memory in the Contemporary Middle East

The Transnational Mosque : Architecture and Historical Memory in the Contemporary Middle East
by Kishwar Rizvi
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1469621169 | 290 Pages | True PDF | 12.7 MB

Kishwar Rizvi, drawing on the multifaceted history of the Middle East, offers a richly illustrated analysis of the role of transnational mosques in the construction of contemporary Muslim identity.

Channel 4 - Paradise Found: Islamic Architecture and Arts (2005)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at July 24, 2017
Channel 4 - Paradise Found: Islamic Architecture and Arts (2005)

Channel 4 - Paradise Found: Islamic Architecture and Arts (2005)
DVDRip | 720 x 416 | .AVI/XviD @ 1047 Kbps | 1 h 33 min | 749 MB
Audio: English MP3 64.0 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary, Arts

We imagine many things when we think of this word. However, we do not think about Islamic Architecture, which influenced the art of Europe so profoundly. This documentary tours through the Muslim world, in search of that "atmosphere of Paradise," hidden away in mosques and palaces. In this film renowned art commentator Waldemar Januszczak makes an epic journey of discovery across the Muslim world, revealing awe-inspiring architecture and art objects that evoke the history of Islam.

Women, Leadership, and Mosques (Women and Gender: The Middle East and the Islamic World)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Nice_smile) at Feb. 13, 2017
Women, Leadership, and Mosques (Women and Gender: The Middle East and the Islamic World)

Women, Leadership, and Mosques (Women and Gender: The Middle East and the Islamic World) by Masooda Bano
English | 2011 | ISBN: 9004211462 | 464 Pages | PDF | 3.02 MB
Monumental Matters: The Power, Subjectivity, and Space of India’s Mughal Architecture (repost)

Monumental Matters: The Power, Subjectivity, and Space of India’s Mughal Architecture by Santhi Kavuri-Bauer
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0822348993 , 0822349221 | 232 pages | PDF | 1,6 MB

Architecture and Art of the Deccan Sultanates (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by MoneyRich at Nov. 10, 2016
Architecture and Art of the Deccan Sultanates (repost)

Architecture and Art of the Deccan Sultanates by George Michell
English | 10 Jun. 1999 | ISBN: 0521563216 | 324 Pages | PDF | 173 MB

The Muslim kingdoms of the Deccan plateau flourished from the fourteenth to eighteenth centuries. During this period, the Deccan sultans built palaces, mosques and tombs, and patronised artists who produced paintings and decorative objects. Many of these buildings and works of art still survive as testimony to the sophisticated techniques of their craftsmen.

Visions of Heaven: The Dome in European Architecture (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by MoneyRich at Oct. 7, 2016
Visions of Heaven: The Dome in European Architecture (repost)

Visions of Heaven: The Dome in European Architecture by David Stephenson
English | 28 Oct. 2005 | ISBN: 1568985495 | 192 Pages | PDF | 35 MB

There's an ethereal magic to standing beneath a dome, neck craned, looking up at a vision of the heavens created by some long ago figure of genius. From the Pantheon to the Hagia Sophia, the power of the dome seems transcendent.

Religious Architecture: Anthropological Perspectives  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at July 2, 2016
Religious Architecture: Anthropological Perspectives

Oskar Verkaaik, "Religious Architecture: Anthropological Perspectives"
English | ISBN: 908964511X | 2014 | 230 pages | PDF | 2 MB
Architecture in Continuity: Building in the Islamic World Today (Aga Khan Award) (Repost)

Architecture in Continuity: Building in the Islamic World Today (Aga Khan Award) by Sherban Cantacuzino
English | 1985 | ISBN: 0893811874 | 194 Pages | PDF | 105 MB

Architecture in Continuity celebrates recent projects throughout the Islamic world that most successfully preserve indigenous forms while providing for the future.
Architecture in continuity: Building in the Islamic world today : the Aga Khan Award for Architecture (Repost)

Architecture in continuity: Building in the Islamic world today : the Aga Khan Award for Architecture by Sherban Cantacuzino
English | 1985 | ISBN: 0893811963 | 194 Pages | PDF | 105 MB

Architecture in Continuity celebrates recent projects throughout the Islamic world that most successfully preserve indigenous forms while providing for the future.
Seeking the Sacred in Contemporary Religious Architecture (The Sacred Landmarks Series) [Repost]

Seeking the Sacred in Contemporary Religious Architecture (The Sacred Landmarks Series) by Michael J. Crosbie
English | June 30, 2010 | ISBN: 1606350471 | 86 pages | PDF | 5 MB

A collaborative publishing venture between the Kent State University Press and Cleveland State University's Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs' Center for Sacred Landmarks, "The Sacred Landmarks Series" includes both works of scholarship and general interest that preserve history and increase understanding of religious sites, structures, and organizations in Northeast Ohio, in the United States, and around the world.