Arabesque style


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Arabesque style

Imitation of the Moorish architectural style of Spain, characterized by masonry walls with multicolored Mooresque decoration in plaster, precious stones, or glazed tiles on most surfaces; horseshoe arches, interior courtyards surrounded by colonnades; pointed dome roofs, wide horizontal stripes, and stalactite ornaments.
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Therefore, it is not only that the arabesque style gives Poe the salient means through which to channel German metaphysics and Continental philosophy into the "peculiar" literary aesthetic that sets him apart from his American Renaissance contemporaries; "The Philosophy of Furniture" also provides the key to understanding how the material image of the arabesque instantiates this "peculiar" aesthetic through the medium of interior design.
Designed in an Arabesque style with glass domes, stained glass windows and marble flooring, the Mall currently stands over 100,000 square metres and represents the largest shopping mall and entertainment complex in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Once the extension and full renovations are complete, the property will be adding 120 luxury rooms and suites decorated in a fusion of modern and arabesque styles with personalised butler service.