4.610 Civic Islamic Architecture


Class Info

In-depth analysis of selected examples of architecture in the Islamic world from the 7th to the 21st century. Examines the effects of politics, culture, religion, technology, and fashion on the formation and development of Islamic architectural traditions and situates them diachronically and synchronically in world context. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.610 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A. This is a graduate-level class.

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