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From our belief that the hypothesis is an essential mechanism for our professional practice, the center had produced many publications aiming to achieve the duplicity between the hypothesis approach and the application potentials parallel to the societal reality; to deepen the social acknowledgment of the urban reality socially, historically, and ecologically. In the following, a brief look into these publications, which are available in many public libraries such as Egypt’s National Library and Archives in Cairo, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and many other Egyptian Cultural Centers. As well as many academic libraries such as Cairo University’s Faculty of Engineering Department of Architecture Library, Helwan University’s Faculty of Fine Arts , Al Azhar University Libraries, GUC Architecture Department Library, AUC Rare Books & Special Collections Library.
 
Tarek Waly Center also provides free digital copies of the out of stocks publications, available on our website; there are some printed copies of some publications available for purchase through Tarek Waly Center and some book stores in Cairo ..

From our belief that the hypothesis is an essential mechanism for our professional practice, the center had produced many publications aiming to achieve the duplicity between the hypothesis approach and the application potentials parallel to the societal reality; to deepen the social acknowledgment of the urban reality socially, historically, and ecologically. In the following, a brief look into these publications, which are available in many public libraries such as Egypt’s National Library and Archives in Cairo, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and many other Egyptian Cultural Centers. As well as many academic libraries such as Cairo University’s Faculty of Engineering Department of Architecture Library, Cairo University’s Faculty of Urban & Regional Planning Library, Helwan’s University’s Faculty of Fine Arts Architecture Department Library, Al Azhar University Libraries, German University in Cairo (GUC) Architecture Department Library, American University in Cairo (AUC) Rare Books & Special Collections Library.
 
Tarek Waly Center also provides free digital copies of the out of stocks publications, available on our website; there are some printed copies of some publications available for purchase through Tarek Waly Center and some book stores in Cairo ..

Books
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The Book of Architecture
Tarek Waly, Shimaa Shaheen

Combining the intellectual and physical aspects of architecture. It seeks to attain harmony with self and compatibility with nature, through revealing some of the implicit laws governing the process of creation.

Language: English
Publishing Date: TBD
Status: In preparation for publishing
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Cairo Cartography...
A Witness of Urban
Tarek Waly, Shimaa Shaheen, Ehab Zaaqoq

Cartography is one of the mechanisms that we can use to recognize the urban of the city and its history, which from we can draw a picture of the city as it was in the past and we can identify its future.

Language: Arabic
Publishing Date: 2020
Status: Available in a digital copy via the Open Access Publications Initiative
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Ayoub EL Harania...
Ramses Wissa Wassef
Tarek Waly, Shimaa Shaheen

Ramses belongs to the Egyptian pioneer architects of the Egyptian National Movement. He believed that art, architecture, and hand-crafts play a great role in the development of community and humanity.

Language: Arabic
Publishing Date: 2020
Status: Available in a digital copy via the Open Access Publications Initiative
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Gourna, an Unrecognized Dream
An Egyptian Tale
Tarek Waly, Shimaa Shaheen

For Hassan Fathy, Gourna wasn't the aim itself. Rather, it was the experimental step on the road to the renewal of the Egyptian countryside by rebuilding its villages to serve the community. The building and its final product were not the goals, but it was with the dream of the architect.

Language: Arabic
Publishing Date: 2020
Status: Available in a digital copy via the Open Access Publications Initiative
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The Journey of Cairo; from Statehood to National Independence
Tarek Waly

A reading of the history of the community’s urbanization process. The adopted angle of vision by the author presents a social point of reference and political and economic forces. It also covers history, geography, settlement, and the local environment.

Language: Arabic
Publishing Date: 2019
Status: Available in a printed copy
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In Quest of an approach for Existence in Desert Architecture
Tarek Waly

This book does not tackle desert architecture in conventional technical terms. Rather, the author indulges in the romantic attributes of the desert, where man has to make the most of his inventiveness to cater to his natural instinct to be and to exist.

Language: Arabic
Publishing Date: Second Edition 2012, First Edition 1996
Status: Available in a printed copy
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A Question... Towards Change within the Arab Society
Shimaa Shaheen

"Question... Towards Change within the Arab Society" is a trial of how to understand and rethink the variables in our Arab world? and what are the methods to achieve the change we seek? A question that forced itself on us and this is just the start to find the answer.

Language: Arabic
Publishing Date: 2012
Status: Available in a printed copy
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Between Age and Sentiment, Urban Debates
Gamal Bakry

Function, Origin, Materials, Industries; are mediums like the spiritual medium, which connects man's spiritual energy to the universe... His imagination floats among its parts, he is absent from time and space and weightless.

Language: Arabic
Publishing Date: 2012
Status: Available in a printed copy
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Always... Great Egypt
Salah Higab

In this book, the architect Salah Hijab presents some of the summaries of his experience and his vision of architecture and urbanism in Egypt by presenting some of his articles that were published in the Egyptian press during the past twenty years.

Language: Arabic
Publishing Date: 2012
Status: Available in a printed copy
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Madrassah of Sultan Hassan
Tarek Waly

The Madrassa of Sultan Hassan stands proud as a witness to the glamour of Mamluk architecture in Cairo and even in the Islamic world. The Madrassa, in its hauteur, overwhelms any onlooker whether an expert, an orientalist or a foreigner.

Language: Arabic
Publishing Date: 1996
Status: Available in a digital copy
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The City and the State; a theory of the Islamic Urbanism
Tarek Waly

The author, in this book, poses a reading in the Khaldouny theory within the context of urbanism as is understood today, and as had been meant by Ibn Khaldun in his famous Introduction to present Ibn Khaldun and his intellect, through a new angle, as he states his theory.

Language: Arabic
Publishing Date: 1996
Status: Available in a digital copy
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Theory of Urbanism as derived from the Khaldunic Paradigms
Tarek Waly

This book presents a specialized study where the author has embarked on this complex subject from a basic rule of moderation or equilibrium, weighed up against time and space. The author’s vision was focused on the ties with Ibn Khaldoun’s findings, and hypothesis.

Language: Arabic
Publishing Date: 1995
Status: Available in a digital copy
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A Selection from Dr Abdul Latif Jassim Kanoo's Collection of Islamic Art
Tarek Waly, Abul Latif Jassim Kanoo, Samar Al Jilany

The Pioneering interest by Private collectors to acquire Islamic art and heritage began some 200 years ago when many of the products of Muslim artists and artisans were seriously threatened with oblivion or loss.

Language: Arabic, English
Publishing Date: 1994
Status: Not Available
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In Quest of the Path to "The One" in Mosque Architecture
Tarek Waly

The architectural design process, for a Muslim, may be achieved by both reason and imagination. Thus, it is linked to the creative capabilities of Muslims with their mental and logical composition, which is exercised in the application of spatial formation.

Language: Arabic, English
Publishing Date: 1993
Status: Available in a digital copy
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Statement & Elaboration on Architecture & Urbanism
Tarek Waly

The author focuses on the time when the Arabs had shared one calendar, a unified currency, and single legislation. They had been acclaimed for ingenuity in fields of science, arts, and crafts while they possessed architecture and urbanization.

Language: Arabic
Publishing Date: 1993
Status: Available in a digital copy
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Private Skies: The courtyard pattern in the Architecture of the House
Tarek Waly

A reading of an approach between our architectural inheritance, and the possibility of formulating the approach according to the same law in different forms of the architecture of today; through architecture by the author in Bahrain which has been implemented.

Language: Arabic, English
Publishing Date: 1993
Status: Available in a digital copy
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Muharraq, Urbanism of a Gulf City
Tarek Waly

A journey of urbanization in one of the Arab communities in the Gulf region. A reading of the history of a community’s urbanization process for Muharraq city in Bahrain for understanding the urbanization of the community in light of its history.

Language: Arabic
Publishing Date: 1990
Status: Available in a digital copy