Category: Iraq

To Defeat ISIS, the U.S. Helped Turn Old Mosul…

To Defeat ISIS, the U.S. Helped Turn Old Mosul Into Rubble — But Won’t Help Rebuild It

sosbrutalism: Designed by Le Corbusier in 195…

sosbrutalism:

Designed by Le Corbusier in 1956, built after his death in the late seventies: The Saddam Hussein Gymnasium in Baghdad!
Special thanks to Ahmed Salman for stunning photographs!

Le Corbusier / Presente and Mesny: Saddam Hussein Gymnasium (today: Baghdad Gymnasium), Baghdad, Iraq, 1956–1980

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inthenoosphere: Baghdad Gymnasium, designed by…

inthenoosphere:

Baghdad Gymnasium, designed by Le Corbusier, 1957 (photography by Ahmed Salman, 2017)

modernbaghdad: Abbud Building, by Rifat Chadir…

modernbaghdad:

Abbud Building, by Rifat Chadirji and Abdullah Ihsan Kamil, Baghdad, photographed c1965

بناية عبود، تصميم رفعة الجادرجي و عبد الله احسان كامل، بغداد، مصورة في ١٩٦٥

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modernbaghdad: Al-Shaab Stadium, by Francisco …

modernbaghdad:

Al-Shaab Stadium, by Francisco Keil do Amaral and Carlos M. Ramos (and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation), Baghdad, c1966
ملعب الشعب، تصميم فرانسيسكو كيل دو امارال و كارلوس م راموس (و مؤسسة كالوست كلبنكيان)، بغداد، ١٩٦٦
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modernbaghdad: Housing development, architect…

modernbaghdad:

Housing development, architect Ja’far ‘Allawi, Baghdad, mid 1950s

مشروع سكني، المعماري جعفر علاوي، بغداد، منتصف الخمسينات

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Badush dam

Badush dam

Mosul dam

Mosul dam

thesaintofkillers-blog: Donovan Wylie

thesaintofkillers-blog:

Donovan Wylie

modernbaghdad: Arif Aga Residence, Rifat Chadirji, Baghdad,…

modernbaghdad:

Arif Aga Residence, Rifat Chadirji, Baghdad, 1964

منزل عارف آغا، رفعة الجادرجي، بغداد، ١٩٦٤

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