DOI: https://doi.org/10.32461/2226-3209.1.2018.177218

HASSAN FATHI: AN EFFECTIVE FACET OF THE 20TH CENTURY ARCHITECTURE

Shima Amini

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Abstract. Hassan Fathi, one of the most prominent architects of the 20th century, has a widespread impact on the He focused on the indigenous .architecture of the Islamic world and the ideas developed in the Western world architecture and sustainability concerns. He is different from the other modernists in terms of dealing with the history and language of indigenous architecture. Unfortunately, in a lesser extent, there has been a focus on his architectural features and efforts to revive and revitalize indigenous architecture. This is a strong reason for performing the present When he tried to establish a relationship between architecture and research and introducing some features of his work. it from the past. This paper focuses on the richness local history, most modernists wanted to discard history and separate and complexity of Hasan Fathi's architecture and examines a wide range of his theoretical goals. Fathi's view towards modernism and international style is evaluated as critical reactions used in his works and philosophy. What The important point is the relationship between his philosophy and movements such as postmodernism, social architecture, The clear .indigenous architecture, and perseverance and tendencies, such as new nativeism and terrestrial construction view of Hassan Fathi, which some people consider to be too romantic, relies on concepts that are widely accepted today. The aim of this paper is to explain the importance of Fathi's view viewin the conditions that face him with a wide .- view of the 20th century architecture
Key words: Hassan Fathi, Modern Architecture, Indigenous Architecture, Regionalism, Sustainability


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