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Influence and Resistance in Post-Independence Egyptian Architecture

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Influence and Resistance in Post-Independence Egyptian Architecture

Ashraf M. Salama, "Influence and Resistance in Post-Independence Egyptian Architecture "
English | ISBN: 0367703629 | 2022 | 210 pages | PDF | 25 MB

This book is an effort towards an in-depth understanding of the architectural discourse in Egypt developed over more than eight decades. It offers a distinctive theoretical interpretation of the forces shaping the kaleidoscopic shifts in Egyptian architecture through the analysis of the micro space of architectural representation of twentieth century Egyptian architecture. Predicated on historical contextualization, theoretical integration, and global conceptualization, Edward Said’s analytical method of contrapuntal reading and the spatial discourse analysis posited by C. Greig Crysler are lucidly assimilated to generate insights into various voices within the architectural discourse in Egypt. The analysis and critique of two important professional magazines,
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