Gadrooned-Dome's Muqarnas-Corbel: Analysis and Decoding Historical Drawings

  title={Gadrooned-Dome's Muqarnas-Corbel: Analysis and Decoding Historical Drawings},
  author={Mohammad Ali Jalal Yaghan},
  journal={Architectural Science Review},
  pages={69 - 88}
  • M. A. Yaghan
  • Published 1 March 2003
  • Engineering
  • Architectural Science Review
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