Moroccan Architecture: Infrastructure and Buildings
You will be mesmerized by all kinds of artwork while exploring this historic country. When you visit Morocco, you will not leave empty-handed without a memorable souvenir. There are so many irresistible souvenirs from Moroccan artists that will surely amaze you.
Modern buildings have sneaked in and formed part of Moroccan architecture. However, It is evident that wherever you go, there are all kinds of older structures and buildings that are of exotic and very charming quality. They produce exude attraction, mystery and architectural wonders of the country. The cities and communities preserve the richness and appeal of their past architect. Therefore, Morocco’s architectural roots are well integrated into modern buildings and infrastructure, which can still be seen today.
The integration and incorporation of many styles make Architecture in Morocco so special and unique. These include African, Islamic style and European influence during the colonization era. There are many Islamic artifact typestyles and Islamic calligraphy that are used as decor. These give these designs a unique historical touch. Moroccans proudly integrate and embellish the interiors of their building using Islamic architects.
These Islamic styles are well reflected in the following:
- Stunning domes
- Shrines, archways
- Worship places such as mosques
Many cities and towns maintain and preserve magnificent examples of their historical architecture, traditions and culture. Thus, you will be amazed at the originality of each structure. The architect in Morocco reflects different types of designs in their artworks. The kinds of architects used in each building are based on the role of the construction and the infrastructure they serve in society.
These architectural designs marvel at an astonishing scene. It gives universal and historical uniqueness to the communities they are made in.
Some of the infrastructures and building these architects integrated into are:
- Palaces, riads
- Islamic school “Madrassas.”
- Mosques, souks, kasbahs and ramparts.
The artistic layout of some cities and communities in Morocco will inspire you. The artwork of the artisans, who put traditional touches on what they create, will entice you. Many communities present their exclusive artwork in layout and handmade artwork. In touring various cities and communities, you will experience beautiful handmade artwork. These artworks are displayed in markets and shops.
Some of these artworks include:
- Rugs, wooden designs
- Skillfully sculpted furnishings
- Astonishingly luxuriant porcelains
- Calligraphy, carpets, Sculpture, painting
- Ceramic, mosaic design, and so much more
The curiosity of tourists and sharing their experiences with the world gives the country a worldwide reputation. Moroccan craftsmanship produces some of the most authentic handmade products in the world. The tremendous artistic skills artisans possess are one of the reasons Morocco is introduced to the world. The traditional Moroccan heritage inspires these craftsmen to excel in what they do. They use several raw and natural materials in their artworks. These include wool, wood, doum, leather clay, stone, copper, iron, marble, and silver.
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