Lecture 11: The Great Urban Centres of the Islamic World (narrated version)
Type
presentation slides
Year
2021

In this narrated presentation 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 Islamic World (narrated version) ” Part of the presentation series developed for the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Education Programme, 2021.

Authorities
Collections
Copyright

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)

Country
Oman
Pakistan
Language
English
Dimensions
39 minutes and 27 seconds
Keywords
Aga Khan Award for Architecture
education
architectural education
Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT)