4.615 The Architecture of Cairo

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Explores the history of Cairo from initial settlement (640s) to the present. Reviews its urban and architectural developments, and connects them to their Islamic and Mediterranean architectural and cultural contexts. Presents the city as a major cultural, political, and economic center that has for over a millennium influenced its Arab, Islamic, African, and Mediterranean milieus. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.615 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by N. Rabbat.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

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