Oman – architectural landscape

geraldmclean has spent considerable time traveling and working throughout the Sultanate of Oman and has influenced photography within the country as much as it has had an influence on his photographic practice

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Omani Architecture

Oman International Bank, Muscat

Oman International Bank

Entrance to main foyer of Oman International Bank (OIB). Architect: Huckle and Partner, Oman

Residence of the British Ambassador

Residence of the British Ambassador to Oman – Britain has strong ties with Oman, the Sultan himself attended A British military school in England and remains on good and familiar terms with the British royal family

CBO (Central Bank of Oman)

The award-wining headquarters of the Central Bank of Oman (CBO)

CBO (Central Bank of Oman)

The award-wining headquarters of the Central Bank of Oman (CBO). Architect: Olie Larsen of Cowie Consults, Oman

Central Bank of Oman (CBO)

The award-wining headquarters of the Central Bank of Oman (CBO). Architect: Olie Larsen of Cowie Consults, Oman

Sultan Qaboos Sports Stadium

Detail of the supporting structure that elevates the spectator seating of the Sultan Qaboos Sports Stadium

Ministry Building, Muscat

Facade of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries view through ornate metalwork that forms decoration to it outer perimeter.

Bahla Mosque Oman

Sultanate of Oman (Bahla): Bahla Mosque, ext view of Mosque entrance Imam walking towards camera. From the pages of taSauwur Sultanate of Oman ISBN 9780956093226.

Nakhal Fort, Oman

Children at play as dusk falls at Nakhal Fort, Oman

Nakhal Fort, Oman

The mighty Nakhal Fort welcomes visitors to take a historic trip

Mosque, Seeb, Oman

Silhouette of dome and miniate of Mosque, a-Seeb, Oman

Sultan Qaboos Mosque

The Grand Mosque at dusk, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Alam Place

From the pages of taSauwur Sultanate of Oman ISBN 9780956093226. Twilight shot of Alam Palace Muscat City

Al Bustan Palace Hotel

Dusk set on the Al Bustan Palace Hotel – the choice of heads of state when visiting Muscat – with the sea off to the left. This is the first prestigious premium star hotel in Oman

Hotel Night Club

Entrance atrium of Night Club

Al-Jalali Fort

Al-Jalali Fort, Muscat City, seen from the ruins of a traditional Omani structure prior to the entire area being redeveloped

Private residence

The night sky depicted in central dome within private home. Architectural style of Omani architecture with windows towards the ceiling to allow light and extract heat

Abstract study, Nizwa Souq

Abstract study, Nizwa Souq – two workers sit in the shade and chat during the mid-day

Nizwa Souq

Early morning shot of Nizwa Souq

Nizwa Souq

One of two main gates to Nizwa Souq – dusk shot. Construction: Galfar

Nizwa Mosque and Fort

Abstract image of traditional Omani architecture showing Nizwa Mosque and Fort

Muttrah Fort, Muscat

Dusk along Muttrah Corniche overlooked by Muttrah Fort, Muscat

Al Zufa Mosque, Seeb

Courtyard and entrance to the Al Zufa mosque at dawn

Al Zufa Mosque

Dawn shot to show the stained glass around the Mihrab of Al Zufa Mosque – Mosque is mainly used by the Royal Guard of Oman who traditionally provide personal protection to the Sultan of Oman

Mosque, Salalah, south Oman

Detail view of Mosque, Salalah, south Oman

Muscat Municipality

Award winning architecture – Ministry building in Darsait, Muscat

Muscat Municipality

Head quarters of Muscat Municipality, Darsait, Muscat, Oman

Zawawi Mosque

Zawawi Mosque on Al Khuwair Street, Al Khuwair in Muscat

Al Wafi

Entrance into the plantation at Al Wafi

Round-a-bout beautification

Abstract detailed study of a Round-a-bout beautification along road to Sohar and the UAE

Beautification

Roundabout beautifications serve as landmark and a method of displaying various aspects of the country

Muscat Gate

Entrance gateway into Muscat city

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