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Hassan Fathy: A Condenser of an Older Intelligence

Ahmad Hamid

in Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architecture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163418
eISBN:
9781617970146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163418.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Hassan Fathy strove to understand the constructs that informed Islamic architecture at its origin. He was greatly inspired by the glorious edifices of the past. Out of this reverence for former ... More


Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architecture

Ahmad Hamid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163418
eISBN:
9781617970146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163418.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Hassan Fathy, the Egyptian architect known for his recognition of the potential of vernacular forms as a vital force in contemporary architectural design, sought to integrate the traditions of ... More


Consuming Antiquity: Western Tourism between Two Revolutions, 1919–1952

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the tourism of the unsettled era from 1914 to 1952 in Egypt with respect to hotels, transportation, Nile cruises, guidebooks, tourist promotion, and relations with Egyptian ... More


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