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By Christiane Gruber

Even an off-the-cuff observer can secret agent lines of Islamic structure and layout on constructions around the globe, a reminder that inventive traditions and visible tradition have by no means been restricted to their area or nation of beginning, yet particularly are hugely diffusible.
This e-book brings jointly students from architectural stories, layout, paintings background, and different fields to problem and extend thoughts of Islamic structure. starting from eighteenth-century Ottoman tents to manifestations of Islamic motifs in Nineteen Sixties Hawaii, this richly illustrated quantity increases key questions on Islamic structure, and, extra greatly, approximately how we will be able to reconsider our realizing of fabric, creative, and cultural mobility within the smooth world.

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By Christiane Gruber

Even an off-the-cuff observer can secret agent lines of Islamic structure and layout on constructions around the globe, a reminder that inventive traditions and visible tradition have by no means been restricted to their area or nation of beginning, yet particularly are hugely diffusible.
This e-book brings jointly students from architectural stories, layout, paintings background, and different fields to problem and extend thoughts of Islamic structure. starting from eighteenth-century Ottoman tents to manifestations of Islamic motifs in Nineteen Sixties Hawaii, this richly illustrated quantity increases key questions on Islamic structure, and, extra greatly, approximately how we will be able to reconsider our realizing of fabric, creative, and cultural mobility within the smooth world.

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