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Estudio del sistema defensivo de Orán
Year:2015
Research Areas
  • Civil engineering and architecture,
  • Humanities
Information
Abstract
Oran city count with one of the biggest defensive systems in the African cost, an fascinating and complex system which find origins at the earliest sixteenth century, when the Spanish army, in their politic of North-African conquest, took the control of Oran and Mazalquivir. Once installed, they immediately started an interesting progressive fortification process, counting with the kingdom's best engineers. Developed during the 3 centuries of the Spanish domination, actually provide us with one of the best examples of costal fortified cities, of the Spanish empire in the Northern Africa.
International
Si
Congress
FORTMED 2015 International Conference on Modern Age fortification of the western Mediterranean coast
960
Place
Valencia, España
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
978-84-9048-426-5
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4995/FORTMED2015.2015.17
Start Date
15/10/2015
End Date
17/10/2015
From page
251
To page
256
Defensive Architecture of the Mediterranean. XV to XVIII centuries / Vol II / Rodríguez-Navarro (Ed
Participants
  • Autor: Sanaa Niar (Programa Doc. Conservación del Patrimonio Arquitectónico, UPM)
  • Autor: Felix Lasheras Merino (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Análisis e Intervención en Patrimonio Arquitectónico
  • Departamento: Construcción y Tecnología Arquitectónicas
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