Islamic Architecture and Interior Design – Part II

Part 2 - Arches, Lattices, Calligraphy, and Mosaics.   THE ARCH The arch, another common feature of Islamic space, is a loadbearing or decorative composite structural frame, whose vessoirs are disposed radially and held together by compressive force, usually found in large openings where brick is used (Graves, 2006, Edwards and Edwards, 1999). It was... Continue Reading →


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