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Oman’s Maritime and Shipbuilding Heritage

Oman’s Maritime and Shipbuilding Heritage

12/01/2022 by Jonathan Bentham The Sultanate of Oman has a notable maritime tradition. Situated at the south-eastern corner of the Arabian Peninsula, it is isolated terrestrially from the rest of the Asian continent. Despite this, its advantageous location at a maritime crossroads has influenced its development significantly. Its access to the Gulf of Oman, the...

26 January 202226 January 2022
The Rachid Karame International Fair in Tripoli

The Rachid Karame International Fair in Tripoli

05/01/2022 by Elie Saad and Edmond Mickel Rahme On 3rd September 1962, Rachid Karami, the Lebanese prime minister, presented an architectural mode l at a press conference. It was made of cardboard, stitched with various curvilinear shapes and forms, united by a flat surface that joined the two extremities of the drawn plot at the...

21 January 202221 January 2022
Morocco, reweaving yarns of a faded embroidery

Morocco, reweaving yarns of a faded embroidery

16/10/2021 by Nassima Chahboun Introduction: Al Matrouz (from Arabic: المطروز, literally: the embroidered) is a Moroccan musical concept that is no longer widely performed.[1] Its poetic name is in reference to the artistic intertwining of components from four distinct cultures: Stanzas from Moroccan Darija, which is a mixture of Arabic vocabulary and Amazigh syntax, are...

9 November 20219 November 2021
Master Mohammad Reza Shajarian

Master Mohammad Reza Shajarian

08/10/2021 by Mr Mohammad Shirkavand and Ms Atieh Jafar Nazari Introduction: Master Mohammad Reza Shajarian (1940-2020) sang an evolved form of Persian music as his understanding of Persian songs was deep and distinctive. He collected and integrated the old methods with his expertise and then passed them on to the next generations. Mohammad Reza Shajarian...

8 October 202119 November 2021
Riad al-Solh, a triangular square

Riad al-Solh, a triangular square

27/09/2021 par Elie Saad “Is a triangle space able to integrate the club of public squares? If so, why do we even call it a square and not just a space or why don’t we call every space by its geometrical shape? Maybe this is why the Riad al-Solh Square isn’t really a living public...

27 September 202121 October 2021
HERITAGE BUILDINGS IN  DHI QAR AND MAYSAN

HERITAGE BUILDINGS IN DHI QAR AND MAYSAN

17/09/2021 par Muntadher Aloda The summary This article sheds light on the most important challenges facing heritage buildings in southern Iraq, especially in the Provinces of Dhi Qar and Maysan that account for a number of historical buildings that belonged to Jewish and Mandaean families. Others belong to Christians and Muslims, similar to the buildings...

17 September 202125 September 2021