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Islamic architecture

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Hisham Munir Archive

Identifier: AKDC-2014-0001
Scope and Contents This archive represents a small, but very important portion of documentation available of the architect Hisham Munir's records, which includes oral history recordings, records concerning the content covered in the interviews (such as illustrations or notes), several texts, and descriptions of projects provided by Hisham Munir. The interviews with Hisham Munir were conducted by Michael Kubo and Michael A. Toler on April 11 and 12, 2015. There are unpublished notes kept during...
Dates: 1956 - ca. 1998

Isfahan Urban History Project

Identifier: AKDC-2015-0004
Abstract The contents of the Isfahan Urban History Project Archive are the culminating efforts of Lisa Golombek, Renata Holod, Claus Breede, and Juliette Yaghubi-Nassab, which document the research team’s fieldwork and subsequent projects related to the study of Isfahan’s pre-modern urban development. Comprising the fieldwork are notebooks, sketchbooks, research indexes and files, maps, drawings, photography and color slides depicting the city's street patterns, service nodes, monuments and domestic...
Dates: ca. 1966 - 1979

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture records

Identifier: AC-0245
Scope and Contents of the Collection The records of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture document the activity of the program at MIT from its inception in 1979, primarily through administrative records and reports, newsletters, annual reports, and the records of its decision-making body, the Executive or Program Committees. Material in series 11 (Videodisc Project Records) relates to preparation of a videodisc. Series 12 (Photographs of religious Documents) contains material created for the videodisc by Catherine B....
Dates: 1979 - 2000; 2018 August 22 - Ongoing

Timurid Architecture Research Archive

Identifier: AKDC-2015-0005
Abstract Materials in this collection are the creations of Lisa Golombek and Donald Wilber. The collection consists of extensive field notes, photographs, architectural drawings, and slides. Sites featured in the materials are found in a number of Middle Eastern and Central Asian countries, both within modern cities and in rural areas. Sites featured include a wide array of building types such as mosques, madrassas, khanaqahs, and palaces. Some sites are associated with Timurid rulers, while...
Dates: 1966 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1967