miércoles, 4 de junio de 2014

Documentary of the Ancient MegaStructures in Alhambra de Granada (Spain)

The Alhambras's outer walls are made from a mixture of dark red clay, sand and stone found on site and known as the Alhambra conglomerate.

The Hispano-Muslim architects who designed the Alhambra used a unit of measurement from classical architecture called the rashshashid codo.

It is with the use of this that the architects were able to create astounding intricacy and exact geometry to the patterns on the walls to establish effects that have overwhelmed visitors from ancient times

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

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