Architecture -- Iraq
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 26
Scope and Contents Title on spine: "Category 3. Documentary Architecture and Furniture. Iraq. Doc/4/-." Notes: roles 1-44. contact sheets enlarged. Contains images of historical and contemporary architecutre in Iraq. Includes residential architecture in regional styles. Includes images of Freedom Monument (Nasb al-Hurriyya). Includes images of demolition of Unknown Soldier monument. Includes other examples of Chadirji's buildings. Includes images from a trip to Istanbul in 1983, featuring antiquities....
File — Box 38
Scope and Contents Title on spine: "Research - Traditional / تحدارية". Notes: Includes images of ancient and medieval monuments, such as the pyramids at Giza, Timurid shrines at Gazur Gah, the Umayyad Mosque of Damascus, the Mustansiriyya Madrasa in Baghdad, the Khan Mirjan in Baghdad, the Khan Nusf outside Karbala', Abbasid monuments of Samarra, as well as residential architecture in Jeddah, Sana'a, and Mosul. Images of Iraq Marshes (al-Ahwar), as well as indigenous/handed-down traditions of architecture...
Scope and Contents This archive represents a small, but very important portion of documentation available of the architect Hisham Munir's records, which includes oral history recordings, records concerning the content covered in the interviews (such as illustrations or notes), several texts, and descriptions of projects provided by Hisham Munir. The interviews with Hisham Munir were conducted by Michael Kubo and Michael A. Toler on April 11 and 12, 2015. There are unpublished notes kept during...
Dates: 1956 - ca. 1998
Content Description Kamil Chadirji (1897-1968), born to an influential Baghdad family, played a central role in the political life of lraq as founder and President of the National Democratic Party. His position allowed him unique opportunities to take photographs throughout Iraq and other countries in the Middle East. Kamil’s son, Rifat Chadirji (1926-2020), perhaps better known as one of the most influential Iraqi architects of the 20th century, was also an accomplished photographer, author, teacher, and...