Figure 1: Horseshoe arches in the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus (northern arcade of the courtyard and the Minaret of the Bride). (Source).
The Arch That Never SleepsLEARN MORE
Perhaps no culture mastered the design and use of the arch more than the Muslims. Inheriting earlier arch...
Architecture of Muslim Spain and North AfricaLEARN MORE
First in a series of articles on the Architecture of Muslim Spain and North Africa (756-1500AD). A brief...
Figure 1: Socio-spatial form of historic Algiers (Casbah) showing its general responsiveness to the needs of the community. Source: Saoud 1997.
Introduction to the Islamic CityLEARN MORE
Islam is seen by many scholars as an urban religion, which favours communal practice on individual worship....
Figure 1: View into Al-Azhar's courtyard. (Source).
Education in Islam - The Role of the MosqueLEARN MORE
Islam prompted mankind to learn. Thus, from the beginning of Islamic history, the concrete symbol of Islam (...