Prof. Nasser Rabbat
This course introduces the history of Islamic cultures through their most vibrant material signs: the religious architecture that spans fourteen centuries and three continents — Asia, Africa, and Europe. The course presents Islamic architecture both as a historical tradition and as a cultural catalyst that influenced and was influenced by the civilizations with which it came in contact.
Rabbat, Nasser. 4.614 Religious Architecture and Islamic Cultures, Fall 2002. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/architecture/4-614-religious-architecture-and-islamic-cultures-fall-2002 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA