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The May Archnet update helps you explore the use of light in the built environment of Muslim communities
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Dolmabahçe Camii, Istanbul, Turkey
The ornate interior of the Ottoman mosque, built in the late 19th century, shown here illuminated by daylight
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ArchnetTimelineCollectionsResourcesPedagogy Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme Aga Khan Award For Architecture Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme Aga Khan Award for Architecture LIGHT AND ILLUMINATION ARCHNET The May Archnet update helps you explore the use of light in the built environment of Muslim communities Iaa124997-sqImg19328-sqImg-20201215-wa0001-sq Learn more Iaa106574-4290x270 Learn more Iaa102950-429x270cdhere here MapSlideshow Sites Sites Publications/Files Publications/Files Video and Audio Video and Audio Images Images Back to top ^+p Al-Azhar Park Cairo, Egypt 1997-2005/1417-24 AH R Site Al-Azhar Park Al-Azhar Park ^p Haifa Street Development Baghdad, Iraq 1981-1985 R Site Haifa Street Development Haifa Street Development ^p Iraqi Scientific Academy Building Baghdad, Iraq 1965 R Site Iraqi Scientific Academy Building Iraqi Scientific Academy Building ^p Aménagement de la ville de Beyrouth Beirut, Lebanon 1943 R Site Aménagement de la ville de Beyrouth Aménagement de la ville de Beyrouth ^p Plan Directeur de Beyrouth et de sa Banlieue Beirut, Lebanon 1963 R Site Plan Directeur de Beyrouth et de sa Banlieue Plan Directeur de Beyrouth et de sa Banlieue ^p Development Plan for Byblos Jubayl, Lebanon R Site Development Plan for Byblos Development Plan for Byblos ^p Plan d'amènagement d'Agadir Agadir, Morocco 1952 R Site Plan d'amènagement d'Agadir Plan d'amènagement d'Agadir ^p Amènagement Urbain de la Ville de Casablanca Casablanca, Morocco 1953 R Site Amènagement Urbain de la Ville de Casablanca Amènagement Urbain de la Ville de Casablanca ^p Tangier Medina Tangier, Morocco R Site Tangier Medina Tangier Medina ^p Plan Directeur de Dakar et du Cap Vert Dakar, Senegal 1967 R Site Plan Directeur de Dakar et du Cap Vert Plan Directeur de Dakar et du Cap Vert ^p 1968 Master Plan for Damascus Damascus, Syria 1968 R Site 1968 Master Plan for Damascus 1968 Master Plan for Damascus ^+p Zanzibar Community Based Rehabilitation Zanzibar, Tanzania R Site Zanzibar Community Based Rehabilitation Zanzibar Community Based Rehabilitation ^p Market neighborhood Bursa, Turkey 14th-19th c. R Site Market neighborhood Market neighborhood ^np Old Sana'a Conservation Sana'a, Yemen 14th-19th c. R Site Old Sana'a Conservation Old Sana'a Conservation ^Q Khulafa Mosque and Environs Development Proposals 1981 2 Publication Khulafa Mosque and Environs Development Proposals ^Q The Architects of Iraq Hasan-Uddin Khan, Udo Kultermann 1982 2 Publication The Architects of Iraq ^Q الحداثة و التراث: تأثير التنمية في العمارة و التخطيط العمرانيز اليمن: مفترق الطرق Ahmet Evin 1983 2 Publication الحداثة و التراث: تأثير التنمية في العمارة و التخطيط العمرانيز اليمن: مفترق الطرق ^Q Reading the Contemporary African City Brian Brace Taylor 1983 2 Publication Reading the Contemporary African City ^Q State Mosque Baghdad: Competition Design Report 1983 January 2 Publication State Mosque Baghdad: Competition Design Report ^Q Architectural and Urban Conservation in the Islamic World Abu H. Imamuddin, Karen R. Longeteig 1990 2 Publication Architectural and Urban Conservation in the Islamic World ^Q Hisham Munir & Associates ca. 1991 2 Publication Hisham Munir & Associates ^Q Rehabilitation of Hebron Old Town Cynthia C. Davidson 1998 2 Publication Rehabilitation of Hebron Old Town ^Q Urban Form in the Arab World - Past and Present Stefano Bianca 2000 2 Publication Urban Form in the Arab World - Past and Present ^Q La Medina De Tetuán: Guía de Arqutectura /المدينة العتيقة في تطوان 2002 2 Publication La Medina De Tetuán: Guía de Arqutectura /المدينة العتيقة في تطوان ^+Q The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme: Strategies for Urban Regeneration Philip Jodidio 2011 2 Publication The Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme: Strategies for Urban Regeneration ^Q Cities as Built and Lived Environments: Scholarship from Muslim Contexts, 1875 to 2011 Aptin Khanbaghi 2014 2 Publication Cities as Built and Lived Environments: Scholarship from Muslim Contexts, 1875 to 2011 ^Q The Evolution of Abu Dhabi City's Urbanization and the Sustainability Challenge Kais Samarrai, Rahul Mehrotra, Mohammad al-Asad 2016 2 Publication The Evolution of Abu Dhabi City's Urbanization and the Sustainability Challenge ^Q AM Residence On-site Review Report Sarah Mineko Ichioka 2019 2 Publication AM Residence On-site Review Report ^Q Al Mureijah Art Spaces On-site Review Report Raza Ali Dada 2019 2 Publication Al Mureijah Art Spaces On-site Review Report ^Q Amber Denim Loom Shed On-site Review Report Danny Wicaksono 2019 2 Publication Amber Denim Loom Shed On-site Review Report ^Q Ashinaga Uganda Dormitory On-site Review Report Bekim Ramku 2019 2 Publication Ashinaga Uganda Dormitory On-site Review Report ^Q Beyazıt State Library Renovation On-site Review Report Aziza Chaouni 2019 2 Publication Beyazıt State Library Renovation On-site Review Report ^Q Concrete at Al-Serkal Avenue On-site Review Report Hossein Rezai 2019 2 Publication Concrete at Al-Serkal Avenue On-site Review Report ^Q Courtyard House Plugin On-site Review Report Sarah Mineko Ichioka 2019 2 Publication Courtyard House Plugin On-site Review Report ^Q Enghelab Street Rehabilitation On-site Review Report Anna Grichting Solder 2019 2 Publication Enghelab Street Rehabilitation On-site Review Report ^Q Jarahieh School On-site Review Report Tomà Berlanda 2019 2 Publication Jarahieh School On-site Review Report ^Q Msheireb Museums On-site Review Report Seif El Rashidi 2019 2 Publication Msheireb Museums On-site Review Report ^Q Muttrah Fish Market On-site Review Report Hossein Rezai 2019 2 Publication Muttrah Fish Market On-site Review Report ^Q Tadjourah SOS Children's Village On-site Review Report Bekim Ramku 2019 2 Publication Tadjourah SOS Children's Village On-site Review Report ^Q Taman Bima Microlibrary On-site Review Report Sarah Mineko Ichioka 2019 2 Publication Taman Bima Microlibrary On-site Review Report ^Q Tamayouz Excellence Award 2019 | جايزة تميّز المعمارية 2019 Ahmed Al-Mallak, Tamayouz Excellence Award 2019 December 2 Publication Tamayouz Excellence Award 2019 | جايزة تميّز المعمارية 2019 ^Q Warka Water Project On-site Review Report Rahel Shawl 2019 2 Publication Warka Water Project On-site Review Report ^Q Darukhana Masterplan Development 2020 2 Publication Darukhana Masterplan Development ^Q Finding Aid - Timurid Architecture Research Archive Betsy Baldwin 2020 2 Publication Finding Aid - Timurid Architecture Research Archive ^Q Rifat Chadirji Archive finding aid 2020 April 2 Publication Rifat Chadirji Archive finding aid ^Q The Modern Regionalized: A Tribute to Rifat Chadirji Sharon C. Smith 2020 2 Publication The Modern Regionalized: A Tribute to Rifat Chadirji ^P AT HOME: the digital newsletter of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (Issue 1) April 2020 z File AT HOME: the digital newsletter of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (Issue 1) ^P AT HOME: the digital newsletter of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (Issue 2) May 2020 z File AT HOME: the digital newsletter of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (Issue 2) ^P AT HOME: the digital newsletter of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (Issue 3) May 2020 z File AT HOME: the digital newsletter of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (Issue 3) ^P AT HOME: the digital newsletter of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (Issue 4) May 2020 z File AT HOME: the digital newsletter of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (Issue 4) ^1 9B 3. "Achergaoui" by Maalem Ahmed and Ensemble Recorded by Paul Bowles on August 15, 1959 in Tafraout, Souss, Morocco Tafraoute, Morocco 1959 August 12; Video 2015 S Video&Audio ^1 60A: "Rhna dial Tamanar" Music of the Souassa). Marrakech, Morocco 18 December 1959; Video 2020 S Video&Audio ^1 Aleppo Citadel Perimeter Project Aleppo, Syria 2009 S Video&Audio Aleppo Citadel Perimeter Project ^1 Urban Culture in the Cities of the Mediterranean 5 November 2009 S Video&Audio ^1 Rabat-Salé Urban Infrastructure Project Rabat, Morocco 2013 S Video&Audio Rabat-Salé Urban Infrastructure Project ^1 Rifat Chadirji receives 2015 Tamayouz Architectural Lifetime Achievement Award 2015 S Video&Audio ^1 Kuwait Embassy and The Ambassador Residence Baghdad, Iraq 2015; Video 2020 S Video&Audio Kuwait Embassy and The Ambassador Residence ^1 Hisham Munir and The Unknown Soldier Monument  2015; Video 2020 S Video&Audio ^1 Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank Baghdad, Iraq 2015; Video 2020 S Video&Audio Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank ^1 Ministry of Justice Baghdad, Iraq 2015; Video 2020 S Video&Audio Ministry of Justice ^1 Jami' al-Umawi al-Kabir (Damascus) Aleppo, Syria 2017 S Video&Audio Jami' al-Umawi al-Kabir (Damascus) ^1 Qala Iktyaruddin Herat, Afghanistan 2017 S Video&Audio Qala Iktyaruddin ^1 Khwaja Parsa Complex Conservation Kabul, Afghanistan 2017 S Video&Audio Khwaja Parsa Complex Conservation ^1 Aleppo Citadel Perimeter Project Aleppo, Syria 2017 S Video&Audio Aleppo Citadel Perimeter Project ^1 Nizamuddin Urban Renewal Initiative Delhi, India 2019 S Video&Audio Nizamuddin Urban Renewal Initiative ^1 Shah Burj Gate Restoration Lahore Fort, Pakistan 2019 S Video&Audio Shah Burj Gate Restoration ^1 Old City of Kabul Urban Regeneration Kabul, Afghanistan 2019 S Video&Audio Old City of Kabul Urban Regeneration ^1 Sunder Nursery Delhi, India 2020 S Video&Audio Sunder Nursery ^1 Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar Tabriz, Iran 2020 S Video&Audio Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar ^1 Introduction au cours : Servir la collectivité, améliorer les conditions de vie et revaloriser l’héritage 2020 S Video&Audio ^1 Madinat Al Zahra Museum Córdoba, Spain 2020 S Video&Audio Madinat Al Zahra Museum ^1 Revitalization of Recent Heritage of Tunis Tunis, Tunisia 2020 S Video&Audio Revitalization of Recent Heritage of Tunis ^1 Micro Yuan'er Children’s Library & Art Centre Beijing, China 2020 S Video&Audio Micro Yuan'er Children’s Library & Art Centre ^1 Superkilen Copenhagen, Denmark 2020 S Video&Audio Superkilen ^o Madrasah-i Sayyid Subhan Quli Khan Balkh, Afghanistan 1958-1972 T Image Madrasah-i Sayyid Subhan Quli Khan ^o South Palace (Lashkari Bazar) Bust, Afghanistan 1959-1961 T Image South Palace (Lashkari Bazar) ^o South Palace (Lashkari Bazar) Bust, Afghanistan 1959-1961 T Image South Palace (Lashkari Bazar) ^o South Palace (Lashkari Bazar) Bust, Afghanistan 1959-1961 T Image South Palace (Lashkari Bazar) ^o South Palace (Lashkari Bazar) Bust, Afghanistan 1959-1961 T Image South Palace (Lashkari Bazar) ^o Lashkari Bazar Bust, Afghanistan 1959-1961 T Image Lashkari Bazar ^o Lashkari Bazar Bust, Afghanistan 1959-1961 T Image Lashkari Bazar ^o Lashkari Bazar Bust, Afghanistan 1959-1961 T Image Lashkari Bazar ^o Lashkari Bazar Bust, Afghanistan 1959-1961 T Image Lashkari Bazar ^o Lashkari Bazar Bust, Afghanistan 1959-1961 T Image Lashkari Bazar ^o Modern bridge or roadway near ruins. 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