Geometry and Architecture in Islamic Jerusalem: A Study of the Ashrafiyya

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Scorpion Publishing Limited, 1990 - Architecture - 207 pages
This penetrating study of the Ashrafiyya is by one of the leading authorities on the architecture of the Middle East. Dr. Walls investigates a set of basic geometrical modules for the exceptional jewel that is the Ashrafiyya and researches deeply into the stie and related buildings, especially in Cairo. It is an innovative, important study which will set a powerful precedent and have many applications elsewhere in the study of architecture of the region.

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