Terminological issues of Islamic Architecture
Terminological issues are connected with the use of "Muslim...
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Figure 1. Raised arcades, Kairawan Method
The Pointed Arch
The first appearance of the pointed arch in the Muslim...
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Interior Architecture of Desert Climate
Mr. Hadi Ali Shateh discusses design solutions adopted in...
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The Taj Mahal
A white marble tomb built in 1631-48 in Agra, seat of the...
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A'mr Mosque
In year 642AD, A'mr Ibn Al-Aas laid the foundations of the...
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Ibn Tulun Mosque
Ibn Tulun Mosque is a rare example where Europeans openly...
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Ribat of Soussa, Muslim invention of rib vaulting?
In the Ribat (defensive engineering structures) of Port...
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Foundation Background
The Great Ummayad Mosque
The Great Ummayyad Mosque remains one of the great symbols...
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Architecture Under Seljuk Patronage (1038-1327)
The Seljuks were the first Turkish dynasty to rule the...
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The Seljuk Iwan
According to Scerrato (1980) the Iwans plans of Seljuk...
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The Seljuk Kiosk Mosque and General Plan
Another Seljuk innovation in the plan of the mosque...
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