Mohammed El Faïz
Mohammed El Faïz, economist and historian of agronomy and Arab gardens, is currently researching and teaching at the Université Cadi Ayyad in Marrakech (Morocco). He is known worldwide for his contribution to the defense of the historic landscape of the city of Marrakech, and for the protection of its gardens and oasis landscapes. His publications range on a variety of topics concerning water, agronomy and gardens in the Arab-Muslim civilization, including Agronomie de la Mésopotamie antique: Analyse de l’Agriculture Nabatéenne de Qûtâmä (1995); Les jardins historiques de Marrakech: Mémoire écologique d’une ville impériale (1996); Les jardins de Marrakech (2000); Ibn al-Awwâm, Livre de l’Agriculture (Kitâb al-Filâha) (2000); Marrakech: Patrimoine en péril (2002); Jardins du Maroc, d’Espagne et du Portugal: Un art de vivre partagé (ouvrage collectif) (2003); and Histoire de l’hydraulique arabe: Conquêtes d’une école oubliée (2004).


Source: “Contributors.” 2014. Dumbarton Oaks. 2014. https://www.doaks.org/resources/middle-east-garden-traditions/contributor-biographies. Archived at: https://perma.cc/WF3E-ZNRM 

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