Memorandum Regarding The Situation Of The Islamic Complex Planned To Be Built In Tripoli
Type
report
Year
1974
Written to: State President of Lebanon Rashid Abdul Hamid Karami And The Responsible Parties For The Islamic Center Project at Tripoli.

Date: December 17, 1974

This document is in relation to the Islamic Center of Tripoli, Libya. The center included a Jami' mosque with minarets, a Dar al-Fatwa, an administration building for pious endowments (Idarat al-Awqaf), and a court for Sharia law. Fathy offers some comments in this document on modern Islamic architecture and the importance of maintaining an Islamic cultural identity in the design of current structures.
Citation
Fathy, Hassan. Memorandum Regarding The Situation Of The Islamic Complex Planned To Be Built In Tripoli. 17 Dec. 1974. Hassan Fathy Archives. Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Geneva, Switzerland.
Authorities
Collections
Copyright
Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Country
Libya
Language
Arabic
Building Usages
art center
public/cultural
art gallery
public/cultural
community center
public/cultural
conference center
public/cultural
cultural center
public/cultural
Keywords
Islamic architecture