Lecture 4: Mosques and Madrasas in the Islamic World
Type
presentation slides
Year
2018
In this lecture you will learn about: 
  • one of the crucial building types that evolved under Islam, the mosque;
  • the collegiate mosque, madrasa;
  • the variety of architectural adaptations of the mosque to local contexts through the presentation of examples from both ‘high’ and ‘peripheral’ Islamic traditions aiming at providing a comprehensive understanding of such significant heritage and living architecture; and
  • the historical background, architectural details and regeneration projects of Masjid al-Ayn in Oman, Aqsunqur Mosque (blue mosque) in Cairo and Amiriya Madrasa in Yemen. 

Citation

ArCHIAM. “Lecture 4: Mosques and Madrasas in the Islamic World.” Part four of 10 presentations developed for the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Education Programme, 2018.

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Aga Khan Trust for Culture Education Programme
Country
Oman
Pakistan
Language
English
Keywords
architectural education
education
Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme
Aga Khan Award for Architecture
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