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Al-Mustansiriya University
Location
Baghdad
Country
Iraq

Architect/Engineer/Team
Qahtan Awni

Construction
1963/1966

Address
al-Munstansiriya neighbourhood

Project Status
Built
Building Type
University

Notes
With its rigor and elegance, this is one of the best buildings in Iraq. The various faculties are organized around planted courtyards. The syntax is a combination of concrete and bricks.
Brickwork is served by skillful builders with high refinement of detailing.
(George Arbid)
Sources

Khaled Sultany

Caecilia Pieri

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View through courtyard
Source: Salma Samar Damluji
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Source: Caecilia Pieri
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Source: Caecilia Pieri
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Architect’s concept sketch
Source: Khaled Sultany
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Mass plan
Source: Khaled Sultany
© Khaled Sultany

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