From the front cover, Table of Contents, Chapter 1: Baghdad - An Historical Perspective, Chapter 2: Baghdad - The Urban and Environmental Perspectives, through Chapter 3: The Philosophy of a Design Approach, of the 99-page Competition Design Report submitted in January 1983 by Makiya Associates for a competition to design a State Mosque in Baghdad (project no. 651/328). Makiya Associates was one of twenty-two firms invited to submit pre-qualification documents to the Directorate of Design at the Municipality of the Capital, and one of seven firms selected to participate in the competition, which was announced by Rifat Chadirji
, chairman of the State Grand Mosque Committee, in July 1982. The mosque was ultimately never built.
The report includes a preface and introduction, twelve chapters, a bibliography, and drawings, and is in English and Arabic.
Chapters include: Baghdad - An Historical Perspective; Baghdad - The Urban and Environmental Perspectives; The Philosophy of a Design Approach; Space Concept: Design Analysis; Elements of A State Mosque - A Conceptual Analysis Mosque; The Future; Structural Concept; Services Concept; Outline Specification; Analysis of Areas; Cost Analysis; Programme for Execution.
Front Cover - Chapter 3: State Mosque Baghdad: Competition Design Report. Baghdad: Makiya Associates, 1983.
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