Lecture 6: Material, Ornament and Light
Type
presentation slides
Year
2018
In this lecture you will learn about: 
  • the aesthetic qualities of Islamic architectural expression, and the factors that shaped their course and development;
  • variations in their evolution throughout the different regions of the Islamic world;
  • the impact of these qualities on spatial perception;
  • the differences, similarities and peculiarities of regional paradigms in comparison to high end Islamic architecture, through two mosques as case studies: Quwwat al-Islam in India and Masjid al-’Ali in Oman. 
Citation

ArCHIAM. “Lecture 6: Material, Ornament and Light .” Part 6 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
India
Language
English
Keywords
Aga Khan Award for Architecture
education
decoration and ornamentation
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