Category: Iraq

Paradise Square, Raqqa, after coalition bombi…

Paradise Square, Raqqa, after coalition bombings

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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Photos: © Ahmed Salman 2017 https://ahmed-salman.com

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