Lecture 3: Ports and Centres of Exchange
Type
presentation slides
Year
2018
In this lecture you will learn about:
  • the relevance of trade and interconnections in the development of cosmopolitan cities;
  • urban structures and architectural features of ‘sea port’ and ‘land port’ cities in different contexts;
  • engagement with the sea and desert frontiers of Islam, through examples of ‘high’ and ‘peripheral’ Islamic architectural contexts;
  • the historical background of Zanzibar (Tanzania), Timbuktu (Mali), Muscat and Sinaw (Oman).
Citation

ArCHIAM. “Lecture 3: Ports and Centres of Exchange.” Part three of 10 presentations developed for the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Education Programme, 2018.

Authorities
Collections
Copyright
Aga Khan Trust for Culture Education Programme
Country
Oman
Pakistan
Language
English
Keywords
architectural education
education
ports
coastlines
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