Architecture-Design-and-Built-Environment - Course - ADVANCED STUDIES IN HERITAGE OF ISLAMIC ARAB ARCHITECTURE

  • Course Code: ARCH689
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 3 LEC.
  • Course Type: Program Elective Course (PEC)

Course Description

This course encompasses progressive studies in the backgrounds and early stages of Islamic Architecture, as well as showing movements in the development of Islamic architecture features and values. The course represents an advanced overview on the cultural history of Islamic societies and their effect on the development of Architecture as a whole, as conveyed by their substantial art and architecture from the rise of Islam in the 7th century to the present. The course thoroughly examines the changes in artistic styles, architectural advances and expression of architectural elements across time and geography to understand how Islam influenced and was influenced by the society throughout history.