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Architecture, Mysticism and Myth
W. R. Lethaby Architecture, Mysticism and Myth
  • English
  • 78156 Words
  • Ages 0 and up
  • 296
  • 2

This classic explores the symbolism of classical architecture. A milestone in relating mysticism to design, it shows the correlation between mythology and the design of St. Paul's Cathedral, the Taj Mahal, the Palace of Versailles, and other architectural masterpieces. This... Read more...

Keywords: achitecture, mysticism, myth, mythology, art, history, esoteric and occult, ancient mysteries, religion, mystery schools, hidden knowledge, secret knowledge

$2.99

THTHTHT
Faith Marshia THTHTHT
  • English
  • 12 Words
  • Ages 6 and up
  • 98
  • 0

Keywords: gtrh rtgh, fghdgtg, 14255, 852445, 55214552

$49.99

THE VILLAGE
Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy THE VILLAGE

THE FALL AND RISE OF NEW GOURNA

  • English
  • 6921 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 8
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New Gourna village is the most famous and well-documented project designed by the late Egyptian architect Hassan Fathy. While some other villages were realised by the architect, only this work achieved immediate fame, and it has, in many respects, remained a controversial p... Read more...

Keywords: Hassan Fathy, New Gourna, Village Planning, Vernacular Architecture, Built Environment, Mud Brick, Earth Architectecture, Community Architecture, Self-help Buildings

$3.49

Hassan Fathy
Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy Hassan Fathy

Prophet of Earth Architecture

  • English
  • 19627 Words
  • Ages 14 and up
  • 3
  • 0

The Egyptian architect and master builder, Hassan Fathy (1900-1989) was one of the first architects to found a new approach based on a conception of interpreting forms and masses from the past. He was unique in believing that this language could exist alongside that of an a... Read more...

Keywords: Hassan Fathy, Earth Architecture, Mud, Culture, Tradition, Luxor, Egypt, Housing the Poor

$3.99

Exile in Greece
Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy Exile in Greece

Hassan Fathy in Athens

  • English
  • 8301 Words
  • Ages 14 and up
  • 1
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In 1957 the Egyptian architect Hassan Fathy left Egypt for five years, going to Greece when Constantinos A. Doxiadis asked him to join his organisation in Athens. Although Fathy was recognised as a proponent of nationalistic attitudes, he left Egypt at the time when it had ... Read more...

Keywords: Hassan Fathy, Constantinos A. Doxiadis, Architecture, City of the Future, ekistics, Africa, Iraq Housing Programme, contemporaneity, Auto-Colonialism

$1.99

The Guru
Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy The Guru

Hassan Fathy's Late Career

  • English
  • 14697 Words
  • Ages 14 and up
  • 1
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Hassan Fathy returned from Athens to live in Cairo in 1962. He was thoroughly depressed at the thought of having to live among the noisy, crowded streets of modern Cairo. However, he lived in a flat in the Aly Labib house, a Mamluk house built in the 18th century and was kn... Read more...

Keywords: Hassan Fathy, Cairo, Arab House, New Bariz, Dar Al-Islam, New Mexico, Nassif House, Jeddah, Kazerouni House, Shabramant, Tradition, Culture

$2.99

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