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.
ArCHIAM. “Lecture 6: Material, Ornament and Light .” Part 6 of 10 presentations developed for the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Education Programme, 2018.
Aga Khan Trust for Culture Education Programme and the Centre for the Study of Architecture and Cultural Heritage of India, Arabia, and Maghreb (University of Liverpool)