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| Student Name: Adel Al Mutawa
Student ID: H00136881
Section: CMM
Instructor: Gregory Vrhovnik
Date: 29th April, 2013

Student Name: Adel Al Mutawa
Student ID: H00136881
Section: CMM
Instructor: Gregory Vrhovnik
Date: 29th April, 2013

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Taj Mahal

Table of Contents

Introduction2
Who built theTaj Mahal2
What materials are used to build theTaj Mahal2
Current and future condition of Taj Mahal3
Conclusion4
References5

Introduction
Taj Mahal is a beautiful building and it is considered as one of the seven wonders in the world. This report will discuss the Taj Mahal in details along with the specific information related to the Taj Mahal. It will also evaluate the importance of Taj Mahal throughout its history.

Who built theTaj Mahal
Taj Mahal is a white marble-mausoleum which is located in India, Agra. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Shah Jahan decided to build the magnificent monument after the death of his beloved wife in 1631 while giving birth to their child. Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal as a tribute to his beloved wife where the queen Mumtaz Mahal was buried at the lower chamber. Nowadays it becomes a symbolic of love for many people. There is a long, rolling water pool in front of the Taj Mahal which in a focal point to capture attention of people as they can see the whole Taj Mahal reflection of Taj Mahal in the pool. (Sentinel, 1991) The architect Isa Khan designed the building; he was from Shiraz in Iran. After designing the Taj Mahal, the Emperor, Shah Jahan decided to cut the designer’s hands off so he would never design a unique building like Taj Mahal again.

What materials are used to build theTaj Mahal?

The construction of Taj Mahal began...