moorish revival architecture

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                                                      Paradise

“The original palazzo was erected in about 1605 by the Spanish nobleman, Ximenes of Aragon. In the 19th century, Ferdinand Panciatichi Ximenes inherited the property and, between 1853 and 1889, remodeled it into one of the largest examples of Moorish Revival architecture. Umberto I, king of Italy, visited Ximenes at Sammezzano in 1878.[1]The palazzo served as a luxury hotel in the post WWII era; then was vacated and closed. A committee called FPXA 1813-2013, abbreviation for Ferdinand Panciatichi Ximenes d’Aragon, was organized in 2012 to attempt to restore and preserve the palazzo, which has 365 rooms, each with unique, Moorish decoration”

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Jubilee Synagogue, Prague, Czech Republic, built 1906, also known as the Jerusalem Synagogue. When I took that class in architectural history at VCU I did a lot of doodling of style-blending and this is a lot like what I was coming up with, but I never thought it would actually look so cool (or that anyone would actually build it). How in the world did they manage to pull off pink and gold stripes with Gothic windows, Egyptian Revival columns, Moorish Revival scrollwork, Baroque filigrees?