Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The wonders of Islamic architecture

THE EXPRESS TRIBUNE
By News Desk
With the widespread growth of Islam over the centuries, the fusion of distinct architectural styles and traditional Islamic art has given the world some of the most intricate and breathtaking architecture ever seen. The ceilings of mosques in particular are a focal point of mosques. Islamic architecture draws heavily on mathematics and geometry, especially in the Arab world. The repeating perfect spirals and geometric forms are reminiscent of the intricate mandalas found in Buddhist art as well. Iran especially, is known for its extraordinary collection of stunning mosques. [More]