Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more


Last year's exhibition at the RIBA as part of the Yemen Festival was disappointing in its presentation of Yemeni architecture. Although tending to overplay the abundant 'local colour', the photographs by Pascal and Maria Marechaux in Yemen (Thames and Hudson, 1998. 240pp. £40) do more justice to the country's remarkable buildings and dramatic landscapes. Right: the town of Shibam. Far right: Mosque of al-Mahwit, San'a

Already a subscriber? Login here or activate your digital account