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Hotel Continental, early 20th c. exterior behind the Customs House and early 21st-century view interior view

Hotel Continental | Archnet

Hotel Continental, early 20th c. exterior behind the Customs House and early 21st-century view interior view

Maktab Anbar, an Ottoman-era palace in Damascus.

Maktab Anbar | Archnet

Maktab Anbar, an Ottoman-era palace in Damascus.

Collections | | A3-Archnet Collaborative for the Documentation of Africa's Built Heritage | Archnet

A3 / Archives of African Architectures, a project led by Nigerian architect Baba Oladeji, aims to create multimedia archives documenting African...

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New: Rethinking Al-Darb Al-Ahmar: Impact of Cultural Heritage on Human Well-Being. edited by Nancy Abdel-Moneim, and Asmaa Medhat. Human Well Being, Architectural Engineering, Historic Architecture, Engineering Technology, Design Department, Environmental Design, Built Environment, Public, Wellness

Rethinking Al-Darb Al-Ahmar: Impact of Cultural Heritage on Human Well-Being | Archnet

New: Rethinking Al-Darb Al-Ahmar: Impact of Cultural Heritage on Human Well-Being. edited by Nancy Abdel-Moneim, and Asmaa Medhat.

New: Maridani Mosque Restoration in Cairo, Egypt. In this photograph, a conservator works diligently to clean a brass grille exposing a unique blazon of a Mamluk Sultan. @tuhfatulhind #MamlukArchitecture #blazon #mosque #restoration @akdn #blazon #detail Rising Damp, Building Management, Timber Ceiling, Chief Architect, Project Site, Wooden Screen, Historic Architecture, Reinforced Concrete, Cairo Egypt

Maridani Mosque Restoration | Archnet

New: Maridani Mosque Restoration in Cairo, Egypt. In this photograph, a conservator works diligently to clean a brass grille exposing a unique blazon of a Mamluk Sultan. @tuhfatulhind #MamlukArchitecture #blazon #mosque #restoration @akdn #blazon #detail

On #InternationalWomensDay we invite you to explore some of the great monuments in the history of #IslamicArchitecture built by women! Shown here, Qarawiyyin Mosque in Fés, Morocco. 857/242 AH #IWD2021 #Idrisid #university #mosque #historicarchitecture #IslamicArt Historic Architecture, Islamic Architecture, Islamic Art, Mosque, Monuments, Morocco, Invite, University, Explore

On #InternationalWomensDay we invite you to explore some of the great monuments in the history of #IslamicArchitecture built by women! Shown here, Qarawiyyin Mosque in Fés, Morocco. 857/242 AH #IWD2021 #Idrisid #university #mosque #historicarchitecture #IslamicArt

New Video: Newsreel on Bala Hissar Conservation A video showing the consolidation process taking place at the Bala Hissar in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Bala Hissar, which is a registered National Monument and the largest open space in Kabul, will be transformed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture into a public archaeological park. Historic Architecture, Aga, Afghanistan, Conservation, Mount Rushmore, Trust, Public, Culture, Space

News reel on Bala Hissar Conservation | Archnet

New Video: Newsreel on Bala Hissar Conservation A video showing the consolidation process taking place at the Bala Hissar in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Bala Hissar, which is a registered National Monument and the largest open space in Kabul, will be transformed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture into a public archaeological park.

Plan ot Djamaʽa el Djedid, aka Mosquée de la Pêcherie in Algiers, Algeria, shows the influence of Ottoman, North African and European style. Historic Architecture, Religious Architecture, Islamic World, Islamic Art, Round Arch, African Models, The Cloisters, Grand Mosque, Decorative Panels

Jami' al-Jadid | Archnet

Plan ot Djamaʽa el Djedid, aka Mosquée de la Pêcherie in Algiers, Algeria, shows the influence of Ottoman, North African and European style.

The Shrine of Shrine of Rabbi Braham Moul Ness in Azemmour, Morocco is visited by both Jewish and Muslim residents of the city. Historic Architecture, Rabbi, Morocco, Muslim, Construction, Mansions, House Styles, City, Building

Shrine of Rabbi Braham Moul Ness | Archnet

The Shrine of Shrine of Rabbi Braham Moul Ness in Azemmour, Morocco is visited by both Jewish and Muslim residents of the city.

This exquisite Muslim sanctuary in Paris secretly protected Jewish citizens from Nazi terror, when German forces occupied France during World War II. Founded in it’s the one of the largest mosques in France. Ancient Greek Architecture, Islamic Architecture, Historic Architecture, Gothic Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Paris Mosque, Ramadan, Aid El Fitr, Grand Mosque

Mosquée de Paris | Archnet

For International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, we share the Paris Mosque, which played a role in saving North African Jews during the occupation of France in WWII.

The Sultan's Palace at Zanzibar, more commonly known as Beit-al-Ajaib or the House of Wonders, was built in 1883 by Sayyid Barghash, the third Sultan of Zanzibar. Sultan Palace, British Marine, Roads And Streets, Stone Town, Open Gallery, Historic Architecture, Steel Beams, Main Door, Architectural Elements

Beit al-Ajaib | Archnet

The Sultan's Palace at Zanzibar, more commonly known as Beit-al-Ajaib or the House of Wonders, was built in 1883 by Sayyid Barghash, the third Sultan of Zanzibar.

New: Conservation of Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khanan’s Mausoleum in Delhi, India Archaeological Survey Of India, Humayun's Tomb, Historic Architecture, Delhi India, Cladding, Conservation, Goa India, Canning

Conservation of Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khanan’s Mausoleum | Archnet

New: Conservation of Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khanan’s Mausoleum in Delhi, India

  Brick Pathway, Brick Masonry, Tile Covers, Historic Architecture, Roof Covering, Aga, 16th Century, Afghanistan, Conservation

Khwaja Parsa Complex Conservation | Archnet

With support from the German Federal Foreign office, the early 16th century shrine of Abu Nasr Khwaja Parsa and a complex of historic structures,...

The minaret at the Masjid Menara (Minaret Mosque) in Kudus, Indonesia, is the earliest example of a Javanese minaret, dating back to the early sixteenth century. Wooden Pavilion, Slide Images, Historic Architecture, Hip Roof, Javanese, Roofing Systems, Hindu Temple, Yogyakarta, How To Level Ground

Kudus Menara | East Façade of Mosque and Minaret | Archnet

The minaret at the Masjid Menara (Minaret Mosque) in Kudus, Indonesia, is the earliest example of a Javanese minaret, dating back to the early sixteenth century.

  Celine, Historic Architecture, Master, Point, Women, Woman

Qasba (Algiers) | Archnet

The Qasba (Qasba or Kasbah, 'fortress') is the triangle-shaped old city of Algiers. Located roughly 400 feet (122 m) above sea level, the Qasba...