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Desert of Pharan

Unofficial Histories Behind the Mass Expansion of Mecca

Ahmed Mater

Through a series of photographs, Ahmed Mater charts the city's origins to its more recent history over the last 5 years. It is a study of the site's recent transformation -- Mecca, until recently, embodied a unique urban tapestry, layered with histories that are stitched together by an abundance of organically rooted communities and cultures. It is...
Publish Date
2016
November 21
ISBN
9783037784853
Recommendations
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Recommendations
Jan 03, 2018
After having visited @AhmedMater's Mecca Journeys exhibition at the @brooklynmuseum I bought his book "Desert of Pharan: Unofficial Histories Behind the Mass Expansion of Mecca" - recommended if you are interested in urban development photography.      source