Moorish revival

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Moorish revival

A revival style using horseshoe arches and multifoil window tracery.

Moorish Revival

A rarely used mode of Exotic Revival architecture from about 1845 to 1890. Usually characterized by the use of horseshoe arches, multifoil arches, and window tracery.
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Villa Palmas Perched on a hillside overlooking the Bay of Benirras, this south-west facing country villa has five twin bedrooms, designed in the Moorish style, with authentic touches such as wooden ceilings and rustic floor tiles.
The interior decorations, designs, calligraphy, inscriptions and patterns are taken from the Moorish style of Islamic Spain.
The three-storey, four-bedroomed property is built in a classic Moorish style and set on a cliff top amongst a mass of trees and almost every room looks out to sea.
It arrived at the railway terminus at Sirkeci, designed in an Oriental Moorish style by the German architect August dachmund, which was situated between Topkapt Sarayl and the New Mosque, the Yeni Cami, in the heart of ancient Stamboul.
First impressions count when you arrive at a holiday home, but we needn't have worried because there, at the end of the drive, was a splendid, stylish, spacious villa, recently built in the Moorish style and enjoying a commanding position looking out across the goat fields to the sparkling Mediterranean.
There, at the end of the drive, was a stylish, spacious villa, built in the Moorish style and enjoying a commanding position looking out across the goat fields to the sparkling Mediterranean.
(32.) Ivan Davidson Kalmar, "Moorish Style: Orientalism, the Jews, and Synagogue Architecture," Jewish Social Studies 7 (Spring 2001): 76-77.
Bahrain's Andaluciat specialises in creating interiors modelled on the Moorish style of Islamic art and architecture
(The idea that these synagogues referred to the alleged glories of Jewish life in Moorish Spain came much later, along with the term "Moorish style synagogue" used to label such buildings.
Known as the "Moorish style," it featured a floral fluted work, scrollwork, interlacing and carefully controlled geometric patterns.
A friend and I visited Sunset's Southern California Idea House in Valencia ("Spanish Moorish Style," October, page 87).