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The Arab Organizations Headquarters Building


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Skilled Craftsmen Carve Intricate Designs in Jordanian Stone for Walls and Columns

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Skilled stone carvers crafted the interlocking geometric designs which surround the main entrance of the Headquarters Building.  Each piece is carefully finished and cut to precisely fit with the adjoining section as they are put into place.
 

Artisans painstakingly prepare the edges so that each seam meets perfectly.

 

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The finished stonework is carefully positioned and fixed with mortar.   Metal supports help to hold recently placed stonework in position while the mortar sets.

 

Click here for a tour of the finished Main Entrance,  or self-select your tour from the links below.

 

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Exterior Entrance Library Pre-function Hall
Conference Tunisian Room Damascene Room Atrium Prayer Room Mamluk Room
Meeting Room Bridge Reception Offices Crafts

 

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