The Ben Youssef Madrassa, or Islamic school, in Marrakesh, Morocco, incorporates many elements of Moorish architecture, including decorative arches and tiles, as well as calligraphy (carved in the top of the columns) and plant designs.

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Moorish architecture, like all Islamic architecture, has distinctive motifs: rounded arches, Arabic calligraphy, vegetative design, and decorative tiles.