Architectural identity in the Middle East: hidden assumptions and philosophical perspectives

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The build environment conveys and transmits non-verbal messages that reflect inner life, activities, and social conceptions of those live and use that environment in association with the action and values of society.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationL'Architettura Come Linguaggio Di Pace
Subtitle of host publicationArchitecture as Language of Peace
EditorsDonatella Mazzoleni, Giuseppe Anzani, Ashraf M Salama, Marichela Sepe, Maria M Simone
Place of PublicationNaples, Italy
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2005


  • Middle Eastern architecture
  • architectural theory
  • Mediteranean architecture
  • architectural identity
  • peace
  • difference

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