Lecture 1: The Great Urban Centres of the Islamic World
Type
presentation slides
Year
2018
in this lecture you will learn about:

  • the evolution of the Islamic world, through historical chronological outlines highlighting locational characteristics and organisational features;
  • the principal architectural and urban elements of the Islamic city in different contexts, including ‘high’ and ‘peripheral’ traditional settlements;
  • the urban context of the traditional settlements of Lahore in Pakistan and Harat Al Mudayrib in Oman.
You will also be given an overview of all the lectures in this series.
Citation

ArCHIAM. “The Great Urban Centres of the Islami World” Part one of 10 presentations developed for the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Education Programme, 2018.

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Copyright
Aga Khan Trust for Culture Education Programme
Country
Oman
Pakistan
Language
English
Keywords
Aga Khan Award for Architecture
Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT)
architectural education
education
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