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Author: Eric Roose
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: mosque, design, netherlands, commissioned, muslim, representation, islam, architectural
Number of Pages: 417
This book is a study of Dutch mosque designs, objects of heated public debate. Until now, studies of diaspora mosque designs have largely consisted of normative architectural critiques that reject the ubiquitous 'domes and minarets' as hampering further Islamic-architectural evolution. The Architectural Representation of Islam: Muslim-Commissioned Mosque Design in The Netherlands represents a clear break with the architectural critical narrative, and meticulously analyzes twelve design processes for Dutch mosques. It shows that patrons, by consciously selecting, steering and replacing their ar
Author: Ellen Ducey
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: background, standards, architectural, promulgated, coating, information, document, volatile, coatings, emission, organic, national, compound
Number of Pages: 477
Author: Active Interest Media, Inc.
Publisher: Active Interest Media, Inc.
Keywords: journal, house, old
Number of Pages: 84
Old-House Journal is the original magazine devoted to restoring and preserving old houses. For more than 35 years, our mission has been to help old-house owners repair, restore, update, and decorate buildings of every age and architectural style. Each issue explores hands-on restoration techniques, practical architectural guidelines, historical overviews, and homeowner stories--all in a trusted, authoritative voice.
Author: GUILD Sourcebooks
Publisher: GUILD, LLC
Keywords: art, interior, architectural, sourcebook
Number of Pages: 283
Since 1986, GUILD Sourcebooks have introduced art collectors and design professionals to artists who undertake commissions ranging from portraits to murals, kitchen tiles to large-scale mosaics, tapestries to art quilts and stained glass windows to monumental sculptures. This newest edition showcases an exhilarating collection of commission projects by some of the finest artists at work today in the architectural, decorative and fine arts.