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Architecture in Context: Designing in the Middle East / Hassan Radoine

Publication year: 2017

ISBN: 1118719883

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Provides a foundation for understanding the critical context of architecture and design in this region. It does this by: presenting a practical overview of architectural know-how in the Middle East, and its potential for cultivating a sense of place introducing local architectural vocabularies and styles, and how they can still be reactivated in contemporary design exploring the cultural and contextual meaning of forms as references that may influence contemporary architecture discussing important discourses and trends in architecture that allow a rethinking of the current global/local dichotomy.

Subject: Architecture and society, Buildings architecture, Building structures, Middle East, Architecture Design, Architecture Drawing, Architecture Presentation