Memoirs Engraved in Stone: Palestinian Urban Mansions
By: Diala Khasawneh Mia Grondahl
Drawings: Firas Rahhal
This book traces the architectural and social history of seventeen urban families and mansions in sixteen Palestinian towns. With sensitivity and passion, the young author takes the reader on a journey through Jerusalem, Acre, Jaffa, Haifa, Nazareth, Safad, Jinin, Qalqilya, Nablus, Ramallah, el-Bireh, Bethlehem, Bayt Jala, Jericho, and Hebron. Beautiful photographs and drawings by Mia Grondahl illustrate the text on these hidden architectural treasures of Palestine.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Born in Amman, Diala KHASAWNEH studied Architecture at the Department of Architecture, University of Jordan.
2001, Hardcover, 157 pages