Villa dall'Ava, by Rem Koolhaas ⠀
Photo by Peter Aaron
What a structure! 👀
This is Dr. Satey’s Pediatric and Adolescent Medical Clinic, 1707 West Avenue J, Lancaster, 2018.
A masterpiece of Islamic architecture, the Dome of the Rock is a 7th century building, located in Jerusalem. Built by Caliph Abd al-Malik between 687 and 691, the octagonal plan and the rotunda dome of wood are of Byzantine design. The Persian tiles on the exterior were added by Suleiman I in 1561; the interior decoration was added to later with marble, mosaic and faience.
The oldest extant Islamic monument, the Dome of the Rock has served as a model for architecture and other artistic endeavors for over a millennium.
If you could visit any famous structure in the world, what would it be? The Golden Gate Bridge? The Taj Mahal? The Eiffel Tower? Comment below!
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