REVIEW Imhotep Today
This book presents and analyses the results of the use and adaptation of ancient Egyptian architecture in modern times It traces the use of ancient Egyptian motifs and constructions across the world from Australia the Americas and Southern Africa to Western Europe It also inuires into the cultural economic and social context.
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S of this practice Imhotep Today is exceptional not only in its global coverage but in its analyses of thorny uestions such as what was it about Ancient Egypt that inspired such Egyptianizing monuments and was it just one idea or several different ones which formed the basis of such activities The book also asks why only cer.
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Tain images such as obelisks and sphinxes were incorporated within the movement The contributors explore how these 'monuments' fitted into the local architecture of the time and in this context they investigate whether 'Egyptianizing architecture' is an ongoing movement and if so how it differs from earlier similar activitie.