Islamic Architecture: Majestic domes and minarets, ornamented pulpits of mosques and religious schools, palaces, courtyards, beautiful gardens with water fountains and fragrant roses, spacious caravanserais and tombs decorated with patterned brickwork
, tile mosaic often in blue, golden and green, splendid molded mihrab facings with columnar bands of Qur'anic inscriptions, sophisticated geometrical and floral engravings and high ramparts.
Most choose to base themselves at Tozeur, an oasis with an airport and a labyrinthine old quarter, with walls of delicately patterned brickwork
The third bedroom has a high ceiling with exposed purlin and wall beams and exposed patterned brickwork
to the gable walls.
For even the most casual visitor, the Victorian houses with leaded-glass windows, patterned brickwork
, and copper-domed turrets are striking examples of an historical moment.
It suggests the new building could be helped to fit in by variation in the brickwork or by patterned brickwork
The sides and base of the plan (east, west and south) are impervious and clad in patterned brickwork
, an Erskine favourite for blank walls that dates at least as far back as the mighty face of the Byker housing estate in Newcastle (AR April 1985).
Designed as a seven-story building with a nine-story addition several years later by the German-born architect Albert Wagner, the building features arches of varying widths within bays of equal width, cast-iron window framing, statuary and entrance gates, and a cornice of elaborately patterned brickwork
and corbeling topped by a brownstone course.
Sad to see this as it was obviously built with such care from the look of the patterned brickwork