Arches

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Our love for history keeps growing with every new page.This time we were amazed at the craftsmanship behind these beautiful monuments.This week our study is based on town planning…but our primary focus is arches.IMG_1623

A lot of reading with some painting was a good start.These are Horseshoe arch,so in Islam horseshoe is a symbol of holiness and not luck as in other cultures.It was basically used to give more height than what classical semicircular arch did.In Britain it is called Moorish arch.IMG_1597

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