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Events Posters

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Spring 2013

The Right to Architecture, a one day Symposium

April 20, 2013 from 9:30 am to 6 pm in MIT room 6-120 .
Free and open to the public.


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Spring 2012

AKPIA at Harvard Conference, April 12-14, 2012
Ornament as Portable Culture: Between Globalism and Localism
See details about the conference

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Fall 2011

AKPIA@MIT 30th Anniversary Reunion

October 1, 2011, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Free and open to the public.

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Spring 2010 (back to top)

Evening of Thursday, May 20th & all day Friday, May 21st
Workshop:
Rethinking Water: A Critical Resource

AKPIA sponsorship contribution

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Spring 2009 (back to top)

Saturday, April 18
Workshop:
Water in Architecture, Landscape + Urbanism

Saturday, April 25
Workshop:
Exploring the Role of History
in Contemporary Architectural Practice

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Spring 2007 (back to top)

April 26 - 28
Deus (e)X Historia
A Conference Exploring Divinity and Reason
in the Production of Knowledge
An HTC@MIT Symposium, co-sponsored by AKPIA@MIT

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Spring 2006

April 21 & 22
Symposium:
The Mosque in the West

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Fall 2005 (back to top)

October 29
Workshop:
The Mamluk Domes of Cairo

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Spring 2005

May 6 & 7
Symposium:
Islamic Cities in the Classical Age

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Spring 2004 (back to top)

May 7, 8 & 9
Symposium:
Harem in History & Imagination

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Spring 2001 (back to top)


May 18 & 19
Symposium:
Exploring The Frontiers of Islamic Art and Architecture

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Fall 1998 (back to top)

October 5
Roundtable Discussion:
From the Personal to the Public: An Individual Experience in
Restoring Traditional Buildings

Sheikha Hussah al-Sabah, Director, Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyya, Kuwait
With David Friedman, Attilio Petruccioli, Nasser Rabbat

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Spring 1998

April 29
Roundtable Discussion:
Urban Preservation and Historic Value

Francoise Choay, Stanford Anderson, John de Monchaux, David Friedman, Attilio Petruccioli, William Porter, Nasser Rabbat

May 2
Roundtable Discussion:
The Sacred in Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism

Rupinder Singh (Corbu's Chandigarh)
Kazi Khaleed Ashraf (In the Works of Correa and Doshi)
Shakeel Hossain ("Rubanism" - The New Ethnic Urban)

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Fall 1997 (back to top)

December 12
Roundtable Discussion:
Sustainable Heritage: A Round Table on Culture, Preservation and Development: The Dead Cities of the Limestone Massif (Syria)
Attilio Petruccioli, Reinhard Goethert, Stanford Anderson, David Friedman, Dennis Frenchman, Nasser Rabbat, Renata Holod (University of Pennsylvania), Thomas Leisten (Princeton University), Linda Schilcher (University of Arkansas), Frank McGuire (Frank McGuire AIA, Boston)

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Fall 1996 (back to top)

September
Conference:
Urban Triumph or Urban Disaster?
Dilemmas of Contemporary Post-War Reconstruction

Organized by Jon Calame and Esther Charlesworth

October
Roundtable Discussion:
From Antiquity to Islam in the Cities of al-Andalus and al-Mashriq

Organized by Nasser Rabbat and Attilio Petruccioli

November
Conference:
Bukhara: The Myth and the Architecture
Organized by Attilio Petruccioli
Proceedings

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Spring 1996

April
Conference:
Rethinking the XIXth Century Town:
The Morphogenesis of the Urban Fabric

Organized by Attilio Petruccioli
With: Jeremy Whitehand and Karl Kropf, the University of Birmingham, UK; Hidenobu Jinnai, Hosei University, Japan; Pierre Pinon, Ecole d'Architecture Paris-La Defense; Jean Castex, Ecole d'Architecture de Versailles; Guiseppe Strappa, University of Bari, Italy; Sylvain Malfroy, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne; Anne Vernez-Moudon, University of Washington, Seattle; Erick Valle, University of Miami; Michael Conzen, University of Chicago; Brenda Scheer, University of Miami, Cincinnati; and Julian Beinart, Stanford Anderson, Roy Strickland, Aga Khan Professor Attilio Petruccioli, and John Habraken of MIT.
Proceedings

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Fall 1995 (back to top)

November
Roundtable Discussion:
From Classic to Arab Cities:
Urbanism in the Levant During the Medieval Period

Organized by Nasser Rabbat and Attilio Petruccioli
With: Irene Bierman UCLA, Renata Holod UPenn, Thomas Leisten Princeton, Scott Redford Georgetown and MIT Professors Stanford Anderson, Nassar Rabbat & Attilio Petruccioli.

November
Conference:
Expressions of Identity:
The Architecture of Islamic Centers in North America

Organized Hasan-Uddin Khan
With: Jerrilyn Dodds NYU, Renata Holod UPenn, Syed Gulzar Haider Carleton University, Akel Kahera Princeton, Latif Abdul Malik Princeton. From MIT: Sibel Bozdogan, Nassar Rabbat,Attilio Petruccioli, Omar Khalidi, Khalil Pirani, and Hasan-Uddin Khan. Architects:   Mokhless Al-Hariri, Michael Keselica, Javed Sultan, Richard Shepard, Anwar Hossain, Ilhan Zeybekoglu, Javid Malek.

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Spring 1995

April
Conference:
Typological Process and Design Theory

Organized by Attilio Petruccioli
With:Serge Santelli; Giuseppe Strappa, the University of Bari, Italy; Karl Kropf, University of Birmingham; Anne Vernez Moudon, University of Washington; Maurice Cerasi; Francesco Giovanetti, Municipality of Rome; and Giancarlo Cataldi, University of Florence. Professor Petruccioli presented at both conferences.
Proceedings

May
Roundtable Discussion:
The Preservation and Developments of the Moroccan Medina:
The Case of Essaouira

Sponsored by the AKP and the Moroccan Studies Program at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University

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Fall 1994 (back to top)

November
Conference:
From Place to Type:
Theory and Design of Gardens during theTime of
Great Muslim Empires

Organized by Attilio Petruccioli
Proceedings in January 1997 as a special issue of Muqarnas
With: Jim Wescoat, University of Colorado; Mirka Benes, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University; Robert D. McChesney, New York University; Maria Eva Subtelny, University of Toronto; John Dixon Hunt, University of Pennsylvania; Mahvash Alemi; Ebba Koch, University of Vienna; D. Fairchild Ruggles and Claudia Lazzaro, Cornell University; and Aga Khan Professor Gülru Necipoglu, Harvard University.

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Spring 1994

March
Conference:
Rethinking Modernity and National Identity in Turkey
Organized by Sibel Bozdogan
Book from the University of Washington Press, 1997