Religious Architecture as an Instrument for Urban Renewal: Two Religious Complexes from the Saadian Period in Marrakesh

@article{Almela2019ReligiousAA,
  title={Religious Architecture as an Instrument for Urban Renewal: Two Religious Complexes from the Saadian Period in Marrakesh},
  author={{\'I}{\~n}igo Almela},
  journal={Al-Masāq},
  year={2019},
  volume={31},
  pages={272 - 302}
}
ABSTRACT When Saadians consolidated their power in the al-Maghrib al-Aqṣà and established their capital in Marrakesh, the sultan ʿAbdallāh al-Gālib (1557–1574) spearheaded one of the most splendorous periods of the dynasty. He undertook a series of projects to renew the city and equip it with new facilities, after a century of decline and falling behind other centres. Among the works carried out by this sultan were the reorganization of the city and the construction of infrastructures and… 
La mezquita de al-Manṣūr en la Qaṣba de Marrakech. Aproximación a su configuración almohade
Besides the Kutubiya mosque, the Qasba mosque is one of the biggest Almohad construction currently preserved at Marrakech. According to written sources, it was founded by the caliph Abū Yūsuf Ya ̔qūb

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