By Peter Oborn

This booklet is solely established at the layout and supply of Al Bahr Towers. With 300-colour photos, it's hugely visible with particularly commissioned images by way of Christian Richters. An illustrated creation through the architectural correspondent of The monetary Times, Edwin Heathcote offers an interesting account of the historical past at the back of the construction: the buyer, the situations at the back of the fee and its most important architectural precedents. professional perception is supplied into the heritage and philosophy of Islamic structure by way of Professor Eric Ormsby of The Institute of Ismaili reports. a distinct description of the layout and procurement of those ground-breaking constructions is equipped by way of architectural writer Edward Denison.

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