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Islamic Heritage 2018
2nd International Conference on Islamic Heritage Architecture and Art
17 - 19 April 2018

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Conference Topics:
  • Historical aspects
  • Heritage studies
  • Archeological studies
  • Mosques and minarets
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Oman and Eastern Saudi Arabian Architecture
  • Citadels and fortifications
  • Urban environment
  • Baths and caravansereis
  • Palaces
  • Houses and gardens
  • Bridges and dams
  • Irrigation systems
  • Climate adaptability
  • Structural aspects
  • The use of light and orientation
  • Construction materials
  • Architecture in Malaysia and Indonesia
  • Mediterranean Islamic heritage
  • The upper Gulf (Kuwait and Basra)
  • The central Gulf (Bahranian and Qatar)
  • The lower Gulf architecture
  • The Persian coast and islands
  • The Trucial coast (Abu Dhabi, Dubai and the Northern Emirates)
  • Classical Ottoman architecture
  • The Balkans legacy
  • The Black and Caspian sea legacies
  • Islamic architecture along the Silk Road
  • Islamic architecture in China
  • Afghanistan and Persia
  • Islamic architecture in the ex-Soviet republics
  • The Indian continent
  • Islamic architecture in Al-Andalus and other Spanish regions
  • Influences in the Americas
  • Islamic architecture in Africa
  • New cities and the search for authenticity


SAH 2018 St Paul Conference

SAH thanks The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation for its operating support.
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