• 8 Masterpieces of Islamic Architecture

    8 Masterpieces of Islamic Architecture0

    This content has been curated at the author’s discretion and does not necessarily reflect the views of Encyclopedia Britannica or its editorial staff. Consult individual encyclopedia entries about the topics for the most accurate and up-to-date information. The Islamic world’s architectural heritage is astoundingly rich. Here is a list of some of the most famous

  • Key Elements of Persian Architecture since Ancient Mesopotamia

    Key Elements of Persian Architecture since Ancient Mesopotamia0

    What is the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions Persian architecture? What about the intricate turquoise tiles? Colorful mosaics’ intricate geometrical shapes? The enormous stone pillars that support magnificent mosques and a thousand years of history? Iran has inherited numerous architectural traditions over the course of history. The architectural achievements of the