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Young Author 2007

Dr. Mahmoud Zein Al-Abedeen


Al-Abedeen is a member of the Order of Syrian Architects and Engineers and received the Al-Basel Award for Intellectual Authorship in 2006.

About The Book

Mahmoud Zein Al-Abedeen, who is 38 years old, won the 2007 Sheikh Zayed Book Award for Young Author for his book Architecture of Ottoman Mosques, which highlights the outstanding craftsmanship of Ottoman architecture and how the mosques built during this period successfully integrated Islamic designs from Syria, Egypt and other Islamic nations.

Published: 2006