‘This cannot be solved with plane geometry, since it has a cube in it. For the solution we need conic sections.’ —Omar Khayyam (who not only not only put his toes into non-Euclidean waters, he is also given credit by some art historians for the design of the North Dome chamber of Esfahan’s Friday Mosque, built in 1088.)

Penrose patterns, physics and tile polygons

Blue Mosque in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan ::Islamic Arts and Architecture

Our visitors come from Afghanistan - Blue Mosque in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan ::Islamic Arts and Architecture

The Hassan II Mosque is in Casablanca and is the largest mosque in Morocco and the fifth largest in the world. Designed by French architect Michel Pinseau, it stands on the edge of the coast looking out to the Atlantic; the water can be seen through a giant glass floor with space for 25,000 worshippers. A further 80,000 can be accommodated in the mosque's adjoining grounds for a total of 105,000 worshippers present at any given time at the Hassan II mosque. Its minaret is the world's…

Blue and green: Hassan II Mosque The Hassan II Mosque is in Casablanca Largest mosque in Morocco largest/ world. Designed by French architect Michel Pinseau. The minaret is the world's tallest at 210 m ft).

Détail architecture

"Embroidery" in Marble - India, Jaipur - The Mubarak Mahal in the City Palace was a guest house for the Maharaja,

Tabriz mosque entrance: aka the blue mosque in Iran. Amazing craftsmanship!

Tabriz mosque entrance: aka the blue mosque in Iran. study the colors and patterns and craftsmanship of places.

Sachal sarmast, Khairpur, Sindh, Pakistan.

Beautiful Tile Art from the shrine of famous Sufi Saint - Hazrat Sachal Sarmast located in village Daraza of district Khairpur Mirs, Sindh, Pakistan. This tile work from Pakistan is famously known as "Kashi-gari".

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