Reveals the splendours of early twentieth-century architecture still standing in Iraq's capital, despite international sanctions and the ravages of war. Caecilia Pieri's photographs (taken between 2003 and 2006)present Baghdad's architecture in a historic
The architecture of the Islamic world is predominantly considered in terms of a dual division between 'tradition' and 'modernity' - a division which, Saeid Khaghani here argues, has shaped and limited the narrative applied to this architecture.
Since the late 1960s, the cities of the United Arab Emirates have experienced unprecedented development and accelerated construction. This book presents contributions by architectural professionals. It talks about modern architecture which questions the form of new cities; and vernacular architecture, which discusses architectural surveys.
Censored last year by the Association of Israeli Architects, "A Civilian Occupation" is the first attempt by Israeli architects, scholars, journalists, and photographers to highlight the role of Israeli architecture in the Middle East conflict.