The Ismaili Center Dushanbe

The Ismaili Center Dushanbe

Inspired by some of the region’s most distinctive monuments, the architecture of the Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe blends many different craft and artisanal traditions of Central Asia. Built in sandstone baked brick and glazed blue and turquoise tiles, it acknowledges the vernaculars of the 10th century mausoleum of the Samanids as well as the grand courtyards of Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva.

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Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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