This collection contains abstracts for the editorials and research articles in International Journal of Islamic Architecture, Volume 4, Number 2 (2015). This volume is a special issue on the theme of ‘expertise’ in the architecture of the Islamic world since 1800 edited by Peter Christensen. To access the abstracts, click the orange "view the collection" button.
Luyster, Amanda. Review of Sharing Sacred Spaces in the Mediterranean: Christians, Muslims and Jews at Shrines and Sanctuaries, by Dionigi Albera and Maria Couroucli (eds); and Muslims and Others in Sacred Space, by Margaret Cormack (ed). pp. 419-423.
Novikoff, Alex J. Review of The Islamic Villa in Early Medieval Iberia: Architecture and Court Culture in Umayyad Córdoba, by Glaire D. Anderson. pp. 423-426.
Campo, Juan E. Review of Routes and Realms: The Power of Place in the Early Islamic World, by Zayde Antrim. pp. 426-428.
Brend, Barbara. Review of Picturing History at the Ottoman Court, by Emine Fetvaci. pp. 428-430.
Peirce, Leslie. Review of Women, Gender, and the Palace Households of Ottoman Tunisia, by Amy Aisen Kallander. pp. 430-432.
Aslan, Rose. Review of The Shrines of the ‘Alids in Medieval Syria: Sunnis, Shi’is and the Architecture of Coexistence, by Stephennie Mulder. pp. 432-435.
Yilmaz, Ahenk. Précis of ‘Design and Resistance: Resistance with/in/to Design’, Annual Turkish Design History Society Meetings (5t),1 Yagar University, Izmir, Turkey, May 15–16, 2014. pp. 439-441.
Massoumi, Mejgan. Précis of Ottoman Topologies: Spatial Experience in an Early Modern Empire and Beyond, Stanford University, May 16–17, 2014. pp. 441-444.