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Egyptian and Middle Eastern Architecture

Collected by: American University in Cairo

Archived since: Feb, 2012

Description:

The Egyptian and Middle Eastern Architecture collection captures Web sites related to Egyptian and Middle Eastern architecture. The collection includes wiki articles, blogs, and sites related to architecture and architects in the region.

Subject:   Architecture--Middle East Architecture--Egypt Wissa Wassef, Ramses

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Title: Ramses Wissa Wassef

URL: http://copticwiki.com/wiki/Ramses_Wissa_Wassef

Description: Ramses Wissa Wassef (November 9 1911 in Cairo, Egypt - 1974), was a famous Egyptian architect and designer, and a professor of art and architecture at the College of Fine Arts in Cairo. Ramses was also a potter and weaver who taught many disadvantaged Egyptian children to weave tapestries.

Captured 3 times between Feb 08, 2012 and Aug 08, 2012

Subject:   Architecture--Egypt Wissa Wassef, Ramses

Title: Ramses Wissa Wassef

URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramses_Wissa_Wassef

Description: Ramses Wissa Wassef was born in Cairo. His father was a lawyer, a leader of Egypt's nationalist movement and an art patron who promoted the development of the arts in Egypt. After high school, Wassef wanted to become a sculptor but changed his mind and studied architecture in France at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Paris. His thesis project "A Potter's House in Old Cairo" received the first prize in 1935. He had a passion for beauty in form and believed "one cannot separate beauty from utility, the form from the material, the work from its function, man from his creative art."

Captured 3 times between Feb 08, 2012 and Aug 08, 2012

Subject:   Architecture--Egypt Wissa Wassef, Ramses

Title: Ramses Wissa Wassef

URL: http://www.multilingualarchive.com/ma/enwiki/es/Ramses_Wissa_Wassef/

Description: Ramses Wissa Wassef (November 9, 1911 in Cairo, Egypt - 1974), was a famous Egyptian architect and designer, and a professor of art and architecture at the College of Fine Arts in Cairo.[1] Ramses was also a potter and weaver who taught many disadvantaged Egyptian children to weave tapestries.

Captured 2 times between Feb 08, 2012 and May 08, 2012

Subject:   Architecture--Egypt Wissa Wassef, Ramses

Title: Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre

URL: http://www.wissa-wassef-arts.com/

Description: The Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre is the home of a unique experiment in tapestry weaving that has produced extraordinary works admired and collected by museums and galleries around the world. The life work of its founder Ramses Wissa Wassef (1911-1974) was dedicated to releasing the innate creativity of young Egyptian villagers freed from the constraints of a formal education. He wrote:

Captured 3 times between Feb 08, 2012 and Aug 08, 2012

Subject:   Architecture--Egypt Wissa Wassef, Ramses

Title: Ramses Wissa Wassef

URL: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ramses-Wissa-Wassef/124173537626777

Description: Ramses Wissa Wassef (1911–1974) was an Egyptian architect and professor of art and architecture at the College of Fine Arts in Cairo.

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Subject:   Wissa Wassef, Ramses

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