Qatar, a small peninsula in the Arabian Gulf, was and remains a central hub of many trading and migration routes. Rich in color and opulent details, the Qatari architectural style has become famous for its seamless fusion of various foreign and local influences, as well as both traditional and modern elements. This lavishly illustrated volume explores the architectural identity of Qatar and its celebration of diversity, warmth, and hospitality. Offering unique insight into the buildings and places of the country, Qatari Style opens a window onto exciting and outstanding examples of interior architectures shaped by the spiritual aesthetics of centuries of travel and trade.
About the Author
Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah is an architect, author, and lecturer. He has won numerous international awards, including the State of Qatar Encouragement Award.