ణ Hardcover Read Ҕ Mosque For Free ಌ Book Author David Macaulay ಘ ణ Hardcover Read Ҕ Mosque For Free ಌ Book Author David Macaulay ಘ Grade 5 Up Macaulay s books on architecture are by now an institution in themselves, and this latest addition to the series maintains the high quality of its predecessors Using, as always, a fictional framework to hold his nonfictional material, the author introduces readers to Admiral Suha Mehmet Pasa, a wealthy aristocrat living in Istanbul, who decides in his declining years to fund the building of a mosque and its associated buildings religious school, soup kitchen, public baths, public fountain, and tomb Detailing the activities of the architect and workers, Macaulay creates a from the ground up look not only at the actual construction, but also at the uses of the various buildings, most of which will be unfamiliar to Westerners In his preface, the artist states that he has based his invented mosque on the existing structures of a famous Ottoman architect, Sinan, who worked during the mid to late 16th century While there are many books that introduce Islam and its major beliefs and practices to non Muslim readers, this title provides both a less didactic and arguably effective look at the religion by placing it within a social context, even one as relatively cold as architecture In this way, the admiral, his architect, and their workers are seen as than followers of a faith they are also seen as flesh and blood people who require toilets and baths and who recognize their own mortality.Coop Renner, Fairmeadows Elementary, Duncanville, TXCopyright 2003 Reed Business Information, Inc.Starred Review Gr 6 up Once again Macaulay uses clear words and exemplary drawings to explore a majestic structure s design and construction This time the story takes place in sixteenth century Istanbul, where a wealthy patron has hired an architect to create a mosque and its support buildings The spreads follow the complex through its planning and building, using Macaulay s familiar combination of labeled architectural drawings, sketches showing artisans at work, and thorough descriptions that are, perhaps, technical than in some of his previous titles In his foreword, Macaulay explains that he has based his story on a composite of actual historical people and mosques, and his images and words are filled with accurate details that reveal the history and culture of the time This isn t an introduction to Islam readers will want some basic knowledge of the religion But in his respectful, straightforward explanation of the mosque s design, Macaulay offers an unusual, inspiring perspective into Islamic society that s removed from the charged headlines, and, as in all his work, he conveys a contagious awe and wonder at the design and engineering feats that societies have accomplished Those fascinated by the technical story may want to refer also to Macaulay s Building Big 2001 , which includes an excellent section about the Hagia Sophia Mosque Gillian Engberg Copyright American Library Association All rights reserved Reading Mosque, Reading Jamme Mosque, Mosque in Reading, Islamic Centre Drop off non perishable food items at the Octbol David Macaulay artikelen kopen Alle Op zoek naar van Artikelen koop je eenvoudig online bij bol Vele aanbiedingen Gratis retourneren Boeken Kijk snel lezen dagen David An illustrated journey through Video bekijkenDavid relives winding and sometimes surreal toward completion of Rome Antics, his homage to historic city IMDb Macaulay, Writer Cro was born on December , Lancashire, England He is a writer, known for The Way Things Work PBS Castle YouTube CASTLE combines colorful animation with live action documentary sequences tell story th century Welsh castle Author who Speaker TED gets under skins skyscrapers, mosques, pyramids, subways, host other ancient modern marvels His lavish micro detailed Profiles Facebook View profiles people named Join Facebook connect others you may know gives power dgmacaulay Twitter latest Tweets from Official Twitter account Proud Dad United Kingdom Wikipedia British American illustrator writer works include Cathedral New Principal CEO Growth s profile LinkedIn, world largest professional community has jobs listed their See complete Mosque

    • Hardcover
    • Mosque
    • David Macaulay
    • English
    • 04 March 2017
    • 96 pages

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