Art and Architecture

Architecture for the Poor

Hassan Fathy 

In this now classic work, Hassan Fathy, Egypt’s greatest twentieth-century architect, describes in detail his plan for building the village of New Gourna on the west bank of the Nile at Luxor, employing both the traditional building material, mud brick, and such traditional Egyptian architectural features as enclosed courtyards and domed and vaulted roofing...


August2016
366pp.
15X23 cm
$22.95 - LE200
ISBN 9789774245756
For sale only in the Middle East

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