Islamic Architecture Today and Tomorrow (Book)

(Re)Defining the Field

Scholars and practitioners from the realm of 'Islamic architecture’ consider its changing nature and continued significance. Reflective essays address the meaning of ‘Islamic’ in built environments, and the geographical, chronological, disciplinary diversity of a dynamic field of study encompassing far more than mosques and tombs. 118 b/w illus.

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In ‘Islamic Architecture’ Today, established experts and newer scholars from the wide world of ‘Islamic architecture’ consider its changing nature and continued significance. Reflective essays address the meaning of ‘Islamic’ in built environments, and the geographical, chronological, and disciplinary diversity of a field of study that encompasses more than mosques and tombs.

Mohammad Gharipour is an architectural historian and professor of architecture at Morgan State University in Baltimore, USA. In addition to publishing thirteen books, including Epidemic Urbanism (Intellect, 2021), he is the founding editor of the International Journal of Islamic Architecture.

Daniel E. Coslett, is a historian of architecture and urban planning whose work focuses on the intersections of design, heritage management, and tourism in North Africa. He teaches art and architectural history and has published on colonial and postcolonial architecture in Tunisia and beyond.

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