World Architecture 1900-2000: The Middle East

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Kenneth Frampton, Hasan-Uddin Khan
Springer, 2000 - Architecture - 285 pages
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"World Architecture" records the major architectural contributions made in all regions of the world to the development of human culture. Grouped into 10 geographical regions and representing five twenty-year-periods, the buildings have been selected by approximately 80 eminent international architectural critics. Each volume contains 100 buildings from one particular region, each object accompanied by an analytical text as well as by drawings and photographs. Introduction essays by the general editor, Kenneth Frampton, and the editor(s) of each volume complete the survey.
The series comprises 10 volumes. The books are handsome, linen-bound and stitched, generously formatted (21,5 x 28,5 cm/8,4 x 11 inches) and contain approx. 300 pages and 400 colour prints each. This unique project gives the most precise and authoritative description of 1000 of the century's most notable buildings. Countries: Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, Yemen, United Arab Emirates.

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MaidaneHassan Abad Tehran Iran c 1900 arch unknown
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Seyh Zafir Complex Besiktas Istanbul Turkey 19031904 arch Raimondo D Aronco
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Qavamos Saltaneh House now Abguineh Glass and Ceramics Museum Tehran Iran 19101915
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Hasan-Uddin Kahn Hasan-Uddin Khan has been Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge since 1994 and has taught in a number of other universities. His research centers on Asian and Islam

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