Ayoub EL Harania...Ramsis Wissa Wassef
An Egyptian tale
Author: Tarek Waly
Publishing date : May 2020
Language : Arabic
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Ramsis Wissa Wassef .. belongs to the second generation of the Egyptian pioneer architects among the Egyptian National Movement. He believed that architecture is the art that contains the whole life, and he believed also that the art, architecture and hand-crafts play great role in the development of community and humanity. That belief was the core of his creative experience and his philosophy that craft and creativity are two side of the same coin.
The book “Ayoub El Harrania .. Ramsis Wissa Wassef, an Egyptian Tale” is a trial for exploring the characteristics of Ramsis Wissa Wassef and the formation of his sentiment and mind as human, artist & architect. The idea that he brought to the public life in Egypt at one of the most important phases of the Egyptian National Movement, which within Ramsis began to form his vision based on the gains and losses of that phase; which had a great effect upon him after his return to Egypt from studying in France to start his career.
From that point, the life of Ramsis Wissa Wassef the human, the artist and the architect had begun
It is A Unique Egyptian Tale..
Ayoub El Harrania .. Ramsis Wissa Wassef
The scenario of that tale consists of three following scenes
The 1st scene The rise phase .. the social, national and cultural environment
The 2nd scene The cognitive formation phase
The 3rd scene The experience & practice phase .. the quest & the continuity
Here the book paint and tell the tale of Ramsis Wissa Wassef; the human, the artist and the architect .. the patriotic Egyptian. He lived and left our world, but the idea he planted had grown to become a fruitful tree that fills with its branches the void of his absence and represents his tale for us and for the coming generations.