Course 4.611/4.613:












Allan, James W. and K.A.C. Creswell. A Short Account of Early Muslim Architecture. Cairo: American University Press, 1989.


AlSayyad, Nezar, Cities and Caliphs on the Genesis of Arab Muslim Urbanism, Westport: Greenwood Press, 1991.


Ardalan, Nader. 2002. "Simultaneous perplexity": The paradise garden as the quintessential visual paradigm of islamic architecture and beyond. In Understanding Islamic architecture, ed. by, 9-18. Attilio Petruccioli and Khalil K.Pirani. London; London: RoutledgeCurzon.


Artan,Tulay, Architecture as a Theatre of Life, MIT, Ph.D., 1988.


Asher, Catherine, Architecture of Mughal India, Cambridge University Press, 1992.


Asfour, Khaled. 1990. Abdel Halim's Cairo Garden: An attempt to "defrost" history. Mimar: architecture in development 10, (3(36)) (Sept): 72-77.


Behrens-Abouseif, Doris, Islamic Architecture of Cairo, An Introduction, Brill, 1989. 


Brand, Michael and Glenn Lowry, eds., Fatehpur Sikri. Marg Publications, 1981.


Brookshaw, Dominic P. 2003. Palaces, pavilions and pleasure-garden: The context and setting of the medieval majlis. Middle Eastern Literatures, vol.6(ii): 199-223.


Burckhardt, Titus, Sacred Art in East and West: Its Principles and Methods, London: Perennial Books, 1967.


Campo, Juan Eduardo, The Other Sides of Paradise: Explorations into the Religious Meanings of Domestic Space in Islam, University of South Carolina Press, 1991.


Celik, Zeynep. The Remaking of Istanbul, University of Washington Press, 1987.


Clark, Emma. 2003. Underneath which rivers flow: The symbolism of the Islamic garden. Halı: Carpet, Textile and Islamic Art(128): 84-89.


Clark, K.N. & P.P. Paylore, eds. Desert Housing: Balancing Experience and Technology for Dwelling in Arid Zones, 1980.


Coles, Anne and Peter Jackson. A Windtower House in Dubai. London: AARP, June 1975. 


Curtis, William, Modern Architecture since 1900, Oxford Press, 1982.


Dodds, Jerrilynn D, ed., Al-Andalus : The Art of Islamic Spain, New York, 1992.


Ergun, Nilgün, and Özge İskender. 2003. Gardens of the Topkapi Palace: An example of Turkish garden art. Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes, vol.23, no.i: 57-71.


Fathy, Hassan, Architecture for the Poor: An Experiment in Rural Egypt, Chicago University Press, 1973.


Flores, Carol A. 2001. Engaging the mind's eye: The use of inscriptions in the architecture of owen jones and A. W. N. pugin. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 60, (2) (June): [158]-179.


Fuchs, Ron. 1998. The Palestinian Arab house and the Islamic "Primitive Hut". Muqarnas 15, : [157]-177.


Golombek, Liza and Donald Wilber, The Timurid Architecture of Iran and Turan, Princeton University Press, 1988. 


Goodwin, Godfrey. A History of Ottoman Architecture, Thames and Hudson, 1971. 


Grabar, Oleg. 1990. From dome of heaven to pleasure dome. Society of Architectural Historians. Journal 49, (1) (Mar): 15-21.


Grabar, Oleg, The Formation of Islamic Art, Yale University Press, 1973. 


Grabar, Oleg, The Alhambra, Harvard University Press, 1978. 


Heschong, Lisa, Thermal Delight in Architecture, MIT Press, 1979.


Hehmeyer, I. 1999. Mosque, bath and garden: Symbiosis in the urban landscape of San`ā', Yemen. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies(28): 105-115.


Hillenbrand, Robert, Islamic Architecture: Form, Function and Meaning, Edinburgh University Press, 1994. 


Ishteeaque, Ellahi M., and Fahd A. AlSaid. 2003. The story of the courtyard house: Middle Eastern-Arab case study. International journal for housing science and its applications 27, (3): 213-224.


Keenan, Brigid. 1995. Beit mujalled. World of interiors, vol.15, no.6, pp.78- (Jun).


Koch, Ebba. 1997. Mughal palace gardens from Babur to Shah Jahan (1526-1648). Muqarnas 14, : [143]-165.


Kuhrt, David. 1997. Contemplating Al-Andalus. Arts & the Islamic World(31) (, Summer): 17-24.


MacDougall, Elizabeth, The Islamic Garden, Dumbarton Oaks, 1976.


Makiya, Kanan, Post-Islamic Classicism: A Visual Essay on the Architecture of Mohamed Makiya, London: Saqi Books, 1990.


Memarian, Gholamhossein, and Frank Edward Brown. 2003. Climate, culture, and religion: Aspects of the traditional courtyard house in Iran. Journal of Architectural and Planning Research 20, (3) (Autumn): 181-198.


Mohammed, K. K. 1988. Ḥammāms (baths) in Medieval India. Islamic Culture: An English Quarterly, vol.62(iv): 37-56.


Necipoglu, Gulru, Architecture, Ceremonial and Power: The Topkapi Palace in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries, MIT Press, 1991.


Necipoglu, Gülru. 1993. Framing the gaze in Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal palaces. Ars orientalis 23, : [303]-342.


———1993. An outline of shifting paradigms in the palatial architecture of the pre-modern Islamic world. Ars orientalis 23: [3]-24.


Northedge, Alastair. 1993. An interpretation of the palace of the Caliph at Samarra (Dar al-khilafa or jawsaq al-khaqani). Ars orientalis 23, : [143]-170.


Rabbat, Nasser. 1993. Mamluk throne halls: Qubba or Iwan? Ars orientalis 23, : [201]-218.


Rabbat, Nasser, The Citadel of Cairo: A New Interpretation of Royal Mamluk Architecture, Brill, 1995.


Raguette, Fredrich, The Lebanese House during 18th and 19th Centuries, AUB Press, 1974.


Ribas-Mateos, Natalia. 2001. Revising migratory contexts: The Mediterranean Caravanserai. In The Mediterranean Passage: Migration and new cultural encounters in Southern Europe., ed. Russell, 22-40. King. Liverpool; Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.


Robinson, Cynthia. 1997. Seeing paradise: Metaphor and vision in "taifa" palace architecture. Gesta 36, (2): 145-155.


Ruggles, D. F. 1994. Vision and power at the Qala Bani Hammad in Islamic North Africa. Journal of Garden History 14, (1) (Jan): 28-41.


Sayed, Hazem, The Rab in Cairo, MIT, Ph.D., 1987.


Sevin, Necla Arslan, and Z. ülfiye Eiles. 2002. Ottoman palaces in the classical age. In Ankara: Yeni Türkiye.


Soucek, P., ed. Content and Context of Visual Arts in the Islamic World, Philadelphia, 1988.


Tabbaa, Yasser. 1993. Circles of power: Palace, citadel, and city in Ayyubid Aleppo. Ars orientalis 23, : [181]-200.


Taylor, Gordon, and Guy Cooper. 2000. Paradise Remade: [The Alhambra, Granada, Spain]. Garden design (May): 66-77.


Volpe, Michel, and Julia Findlater. 1995. Leighton House: Contemporary link with Islamic arts. Arts & the Islamic world, no.26 (Spring): 44-48.


Warner, Nicholas. 2002. Taking the plunge: The development and use of the Cairene bathhouse. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press.  NOTE: Historians in Cairo. Essays in honor of George Scanlon.Ed. Jill Edwards. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2002, pp. 49-79


Weitzman, Arthur J. 2002. Voyeurism and Aesthetics in the Turkish Bath: Lady Mary's school of female beauty. Comparative Literature Studies, vol.39(iv): 347-359.


Wilber, Donald, Persian Gardens and Garden Pavilions, Dumbarton Oaks, 1979.