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Cairo from Below القاهرة من الأساس Modernist Australia BLDGBLOG Free Stock Photos | Stockvault.net - Free Photos - Free Images Islamic Art Network - Comité Bulletins The Bulletins of the Comité de Conservation des Monuments de l’Art Arabe Published online in association with the Rare Books and Special Collections Library (RBSC) in the American University of Cairo Historical Background Language of the Comité Bulletins Note on the Numbering System used by the Comité for the Monuments Comments on the Comité Bulletins Online Historical Background In December 1881 the Khedive Tawfiq established a committee responsible for the preservation of Islamic and Coptic monuments in Egypt. The Comité was composed of two sub-committees, each with a specific role. In the vast majority of cases, the Comité opted for preservation only; the reinforcement of decaying structures, the reparation of old columns and pillars and extensive cleaning programs are among the tasks most frequently listed in the Comité reports. In 1936 responsibility for the Comité passed from the Ministry of Awqaf to the Ministry of Education. Language of the Comité Bulletins
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT'S WAR ON THE BOX Frank Lloyd Wright once defied "anyone to name a single aspect of the best contemporary architecture that wasn’t done first by" him. He had a point, writes Emily Bobrow ... Special to MORE INTELLIGENT LIFE When Frank Lloyd Wright was in his 80s, he had more architectural projects in the works than ever. For him, architecture was a space for life, not a façade, not a monument, not a box. Wright created many such patterns in a career that stretched across seven decades. Architecture exhibitions tend to feel lifeless and decontextualised, almost medicinal. Other, larger projects follow (over 60 are included), such as his grand designs for Taliesin, his own sweeping prairie home in rural Wisconsin, and his seemingly futuristic work for the S.C. There are quite a few models for buildings and attractions that never got built. Wright consistently reconsidered our relationship with architecture, whether in a private home or a grand public space. Picture credit: Solomon R.
Architecture aROOTS picjumbo — totally free photos for your commercial & personal works Cairo Sound City There was an interesting article in the New York Times yesterday about noise and the city of Cairo. [Image: Cairo, photographed by Nick Leonard]. "We’re not just talking typical city noise," the article says, "but what scientists here say is more like living inside a factory." This is not like London or New York, or even Tehran, another car-clogged Middle Eastern capital. It is literally like living day in and day out with a lawn mower running next to your head, according to scientists with the National Research Center. They spent five years studying noise levels across the city and concluded in a report issued this year that the average noise from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. is 85 decibels, a bit louder than a freight train 15 feet away...That noise, we're told, is symptomatic of the fact that Cairo is "an increasingly unmanageable city, crowded far beyond its original capacity" – and the "main culprit is the two million cars, and drivers who jam the city roads every day." (Thanks, Nicky!)