The word Mashrabiya means Roshen the Arabic of the Persian word “Rosen”, which means window, balcony or porthole.
The history of Mashrabiya dates back to pre 6th century AH and known in Egypt for its prowess and uniqueness in carpentry Islamic woodwork, especially works that have been used wood turning precision made, reached the summit of splendor during the Ottoman era. Some of the most beautiful models of tasbil are those found in the house of Zainab Khatoon, the Palace of the traveler check, Hrawi, some old houses in Cairo, Rasheed Fouh and in the Islamic Museum.
Mashrabiya Industry has evolved and diversity of materials applied by Mashrabiya designs are aluminum, copper and other innovative designs and materials. The non-traditional beauty of Mashrabiyas has lent to Modern Mashrabiyas used in infrastructure works.